Jolyon Loy is a baritone opera singer and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland: Dead Man Walking

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By Jake Heggie
Director: Caroline Clegg
Conductor: James Holmes
Role: Owen Hart

Dead Man Walking tells the real life story of Joseph de Rocher, sentenced to death in Louisiana for the rape and murder of a young boy and girl. The opera looks at the relationship between de Rocher and Sister Helen Prejean as they strike up a pen pal relationship whilst de Rocher sits on Death Row awaiting his execution.