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The Glyndebourne Opera presents 'ALCESTE'


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An opera in three acts sung in the French version of M. Badlli du Roullet
Music by Gluck
Leaders of the Chorus:
Rita McKerrow. Barbara Delano Laing. and James Atkins
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
(Chorus-Master,Leo Quayle )
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum )
Producer, Carl Ebert
Chief coach, Jani Strasser
The action takes place in legendary times in Pherae and in Hades
Act 1
Scene I: A- courtyard before the palace at
Scene 2: The temple of Apollo


Unknown: M. Badlli du Roullet
Music By: Gluck
Unknown: Rita McKerrow.
Unknown: Barbara Delano
Unknown: James Atkins
Chorus-Master: Leo Quayle
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Vittorio Gui
Unknown: Carl Ebert
Unknown: Jani Strasser
Alcestis (soprano): Magda Laszlo
Admetus (tenor): Richard Lewis
Evander (tenor): Alexander Young
Hercules (baritone): Thomas Hemsley
High Priest (Act 1): John Cameron
Apollo (Act 3) (baritone): Dennis Wicks
A Herald: Dennis Cameron
Voice of the Oracle (bass): Dennis Wicks
Thanatos (bass): Hervey Alan

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The Glyndebourne Opera presents 'ALCESTE'

Third Programme, 7 June 1953 16.45

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