Friday 23rd July 2021, 7.15pm. Counterpoise at the Buxton Festival. Buxton Opera House, The Pavilion Gardens, Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN. Programme: John Casken's new work The Shackled King, a music drama based on the King Lear story; also including Brunnhilde's Dream, a sequence of songs by Wagner, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Zemlinsky, Berg, Szymanowski, Henze, and Muller-Hermann, devised by Barry Millington. Featuring Sir John Tomlinson, bass; and Rozanna Madylus, mezzo-soprano. Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Paul Archibald, trumpet; Kyle Horch, saxophones and clarinet; Anna Tilbrook, piano.