ROAD MEMOIR is a podcast opera serial, written and composed by Martin Ward, it features the voice of Billie Robson as the young woman, it was produced by Renegade Hymnal and presented in association with the Tête à Tête Opera Festival. The opera combines a solo soprano, spoken text, music and sound design and tells the fictional story of an individual's journey from normal civilian to displaced refugee. ROAD MEMOIR was podcast on Monday lunchtimes from July 24th to October 9th 2017. The complete serial runs out to a total duration of 96 minutes.
Click on the SoundCloud player below to listen to all the episodes and further down the page find pdf links to download the lyrics and text of each episode. You can find a blog on the creation of the work on the Renegade Hymnal Tumblr page.
Road Memoir : Composer Commentary Episode
Bonus 13th Episode of Road Memoir. The composer, writer and producer Martin Ward talks about the development and creation of Road Memoir.