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Le roi malgré lui


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Chabrier's opera so fired the enthusiasm of Maurice Ravel that he said: "I would rather have written Le roi malgré lui than The Ring." This performance is broadcast live from the Grand Theatre, Leeds, the first British staging by Opera North. Jeremy Sams and Michael Wilcox have provided a new English version for this production, which Jeremy Sams has also directed.
Chorus of Opera North English Northern
Philharmonia/Paul Daniel.
8.10 The James Naughtie Interview
James Naughtie talks with Jeremy Sams , director and translator of this production.
8.25 Part 2
9.15 New Light on Chabrier Gerald Larner and Roy Howat talk to
edward Blakeman about aspects of the composer revealed in his newly-published letters.
9.30 Part 3
Concert sponsored by Manchester Airport


Unknown: Maurice Ravel
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Unknown: Michael Wilcox
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Unknown: James Naughtie
Talks: James Naughtie
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Unknown: Chabrier Gerald Larner
Unknown: Roy Howat
Unknown: Edward Blakeman
Henri: Russell Smythe(baritone)
Minka: Rosa Mannion(soprano)
Nangis: Justin Lavender(tenor)
Fritelli: Geoffrey Dolton(bar)
Laski: Nicholas Folwell(bar)
Alexina: Juliet Booth(sop)
Basile: Keith Mills(tenor)

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