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Amahl and the Night Visitors


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A Christmas story with music by Gian Carlo Menotti.
The Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Chorus-Master, Peter Gellhorn
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Raymond Cohen)
Conductor, Bryan Balkwill
Associate conductor, Denys Barlow
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Music: Gian Carlo Menotti
Producer: Christian Simpson
Singers: The Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Chorus-Master,: Peter Gellhorn
Choreography: Maria Fay
Musicians: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Raymond Cohen
[Orchestra] conductor: Bryan Balkwill
Associate conductor: Denys Barlow
Settings designed by: Roy Oxley
Costumes supervised by: Joyce Hammond
Make-up supervised by: Rosemary Ross
Amahl (a crippled boy): Christopher Nicholls
His mother: Elsie Morison
King Kaspar: John Kentish
King Melchior: Hervey Alan
King Balthazar: Forbes Robinson
Their page: Thomas Baptists
A dancer: Molly Kenny
Chorus of shepherds, villagers, and dancers: [Uncredited]

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Amahl and the Night Visitors

BBC Television, 24 December 1959 20.15

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