19:00-19:45, Monday 14th September 2020


Music: Matthew Olyver

Words: Sarah Sigal


1861. America is plunged into civil war. The country’s first female detective Kate Warne procures a job spying for the Union Army with the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.


2019. Climate change has created a new market for private security firms like Pinkerton. Data analyst Leslie Jordan begins to question the role the Agency is playing in the emerging new world order. 


Allan Pinkerton tells a tale of hauntings, two women and a nation in crisis.


The Agency is an urgent new eco-noir opera. 


All ages (mostly adults)


Produced by Olyver New Music Collective


Venue: hopefully* The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, London NW8 8EH. 

*Read more here.







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On the same day:

Composer: Matthew Olyver

Director/dramaturg: Emma Jude Harris

Librettist: Sarah Sigal