Festus, a  ground breaking new opera, directed by Roxana Vilk, composed by Dee Isaacs,  iibreto by Gary Young design by Mark Leese.  in association with Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Performed at the  Traverse Theatre Edinburgh and The Tramway Glasgow 2002.

a remarkable collaboration taking the performing arts to new heights, a ground breaking international multi-ethnic performance
— Mark Brown, The Scotsman