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An opera in three acts
Music by Tchaikovsky
Libretto by MODEST TCHAIKOVSKY after a story by Pushkin
English translation by ROSA NEWMARCH from Sadler's Wells Theatre. London
Cast in order of singing:
Gentlemen of St. Petersburg:
Nurses, governesses, promenaders. guests, children, gamblers
Trained by Hazel Vivienne ; SADLER'S WELLS ORCHESTRA Leader. Barry Collins
Conducted by ALEXANDER GIBSON Produced by Anthony Besch
The action takes place in St. Petersburg at the end of the eighteenth century
Scene 1: The summer garden. St.
Scene 2: Lisa's room
Stereophonic broadcast


Unknown: Modest Tchaikovsky
Translation By: Rosa Newmarch
Unknown: Peter Kay
Unknown: Hazel Vivienne
Leader: Barry Collins
Conducted By: Alexander Gibson
Produced By: Anthony Besch

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