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An opera in two acts by Arthur Benjamin completed by ALAN BOUSTEAD
Libretto by CEDRIC CLIFFE after the comedy by MOLIERE
Cast in order of singing:
Madame Pernelle , mother of Orgon
ANNA POLLAK (mezzo-soprano)
Elmire.his second wife
BETTINA JONIC (mezzo-soprano)
Dorine, a maidservant
Orgon's children by his first marriage: Mariane
MORAG NOBLE (soprano)
Damis...EDWARD BYLES (tenor)
Orgon, a rich bourgeois
ERIC GARRETT (bass-baritone)
Tartuffe, a pious hypocrite
Laurent, his servant
Valere, in love with Mariane DAVID HILLMAN (tenor)
An officer of the law
SADLER'S WELLS ORCHESTRA Leader, Robert Retallick
Conducted by ALAN BOUSTEAD
Produced by PETER EBERT
The New Opera Company production broadcast from Sadler's Wells Theatre
Act 1
The hall of Orgon's house in Paris. 1660.
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Unknown: Arthur Benjamin
Unknown: Alan Boustead
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Madame Pernelle
Mezzo-Soprano: Bettina Jonic
Soprano: Jeannette Sinclair
Tenor: Mariane David Hillman
Baritone: Donald Francke
Leader: Robert Retallick
Conducted By: Alan Boustead
Produced By: Peter Ebert

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