Irish National Opera's 20 Shots of Opera series features 20 new compact operas from composers in Ireland - watch La Corbière, with music by Gráinne Mulvey and text by Anne Le Marquand Hartigan, above. 

Drawing on the tragic, true story of a wartime shipwreck of a boat carrying Nazi German soldiers and a group of captive French sex workers, La Corbière highlights the dehumanising power of fear—in particular fear of the Other...

Cast: Mairéad Buicke (Marie-Claire), Anne Marie Gibbons (Désirée)

Watch more from 20 Shots Of Opera here.