Publisher: Novello & Co
Under Western Eyes (1968)
Commissioned by Watney Mann Ltd.
Cedric Cliffe after the novel by Joseph Conrad
Novello & Co Ltd
Opera and Music Theatre
3 Hours 0 Minutes
Under Western Eyes traces the experiences of Razumov, a young Russian student caught up in the aftermath of a terrorist bombing. It deals with topical moral issues such as the defensibility of terrorist resistance to tyranny and the loss of individual privacy in a surveillance society.