The Little Sweep

The Little Sweep


03 & 04 Feb, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House

Audiences in Hanoi will have an opportunity to enjoy ‘The Little Sweep’ – a short opera by British composer Benjamin Britten before the Lunar New Year. This moving “Oliver Twist” – inspired story tells a tale of friendship and sympathy and the hope for a better life for children in harsh Dickensian England.

Composed by Benjamin Britten
Performed by the Vietnam National Opera & Ballet
Vietnamese libretto by Duong Thu
Artistic Director: Pham Anh Duong
Director: Do Ky
Conductor: Graham Sutcliffe

Please note: The opera is in Vietnamese with English subtitles.

For more information on the opera and Benjamin Britten, please download the file below:



Tickets are available free of charge and can be collected from 26 Jan at:

British Council,
20 Thuy Khue, Hanoi


Vietnam National Opera and Ballet Theatre
11 Ngo Nui Truc, Hanoi

Hanoi Opera House
1 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội
Tel: 84.04.(9330113/4 – 9330131/2)
[email protected]


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