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The Little Sweep
An opera in one act
Music by Benjamin Britten /
Libretto by ERIC CROZIER
Presented by the English Opera Group in the Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh
A section of the ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Led by Suzanne Rozsa with VALDA PLUCKNETT and MARTIN PENNY (piano duet)
Conducted by Meredith Davies Produced by COLIN GRAHAM
Place: The children's nursery at Iken Hall, Suffolk, 1840
Scene 1: A January morning Scene 2: Later
Scene 3: The next morning
Catherine Wilson appears bu permission of Sadler's WeUs Opera Company

Black' Bob, the sweep - NORMAN LUMSDEN (bass)
Clem, his son - BERNARD DICKERSON (tenor)
Sammy, the new sweep-boy - NIGEL DANT (treble)
Miss Baggott, the housekeeper at Iken Hall - JOHANNA PETERS (contralto)
Rowan, the nursery-maid to the Woodbridge cousins - CATHERINE WILSON (soprano)
At Iken Hall: Juliet Brook - BRENDA MARSHALL (soprano)
Sophie Brook - CAROLINE CLACK (soprano)
Gay Brook - CORIN WAUGH (treble)
The Cousins from Woodbridge: Jonny Crome - MICHAEL BARRETT (treble)
Hugh Crome, a twin - ROBERT MULCAHY (treble)
Tina Crome, a twin - DERINDA SMITH (soprano)
Tom, the coachman from - NORMAN LUMSDEN (bass)
Alfred, the gardener at Iken - BERNARD DICKERSON (tenor)


Music By: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Eric Crozier
Unknown: Suzanne Rozsa
Unknown: Valda Plucknett
Piano: Martin Penny
Conducted By: Meredith Davies
Produced By: Colin Graham
Unknown: Catherine Wilson

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