Pay the Piper

Research output: Performances, compositions and other non-textual formsComposition


  • Sinead O’Neill (Director)
  • Hazel Gould
  • Anna Appleby (Composer)
  • Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade (Composer)
  • Cecilia Livingston (Composer)


Glyndebourne’s latest youth opera commission Pay the Piper is based on the story of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, directed by Sinead O’Neill, libretto by Hazel Gould and music by the Balancing the Score composers: Anna Appleby, Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade, Cecilia Livingston and Ailie Robertson.

Unfortunately the ongoing uncertainty around Covid-19 means that our plans for performing this new work are on hold until further notice.


Original languageEnglish
Media of outputMusical Score
Publication statusPublished or Performed - 2020