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Cosi Fan Tutte
From the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.
Germaine Greer comments on the action as Linda Ormiston presents Scottish Opera's new production of possibly Mozart's most controversial opera. It is a tale of two women whose fidelity is tested and found wanting by their lovers, who have disguised themselves after pretending that they have been called away by their regiment. The opera has always excited extreme reactions: is it a heartless misogynist farce or Mozart's most profound and moving exploration of the human spirit?
Scottish Opera Orchestra, conductor Nicholas McGegan Act
8.35 The Brecht Centenary
Five Postscript programmes being broadcast this week in which
Adrian Mitchell looks at the poems and songs of Bertolt Brecht.
The readers include Maria Friedman and Harold Pinter.
3: Theatre Poems. The theatre poetry of Germany's great playwright.
8.55 Act 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Linda Ormiston
Conductor:
Nicholas McGegan
Unknown:
Adrian Mitchell
Unknown:
Maria Friedman
Unknown:
Harold Pinter.
Fiordiligi:
Claire Rutter (soprano)
Dorabella:
Michelle Walton (mezzo)
Ferrando:
Iain Paton (tenor)
Gugliemo:
Peter Mattei (baritone)
Don Alfonso:
Donald Maxwell (baritone)
Despina:
Lisa Milne (soprano)

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