Irish National Opera's 20 Shots of Opera series features 20 new compact operas from composers in Ireland - watch Dust by Benedict Schlepper-Connolly above. 

A ballad of extinction, biodiversity loss and ecological collapse, Dust is a quiet lament from a near future.

Cast: Michelle O'Rourke (mezzo-soprano), Stephanie Dufresne (actor), Dylan Tonge Jones (actor)

Watch more from 20 Shots Of Opera here.