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Opera on 3


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A A new production from the English National Opera of Weber's quintessentially Romantic opera Der Freischutz, full of Gothic horrors in the famous Wolf's Glen scene, rousing hunting choruses, magic bullets and dark supernatural forces. John Daszak and Alwyn Mellor head a strong cast, including Lisa Milne in her house debut.
Introduced by Piers Burton-Page .
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
Acts 1 and 2 8.05 Romantic Gunfire
For the interval of the opera with its magic bullets, an exploration of guns in culture. With contributions from
William S Burroughs ,
Mary Whitehouse , Tony Harrison and the Wiltshire gun club.
8.25 Act 3


Unknown: John Daszak
Unknown: Alwyn Mellor
Unknown: Lisa Milne
Introduced By: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: William S Burroughs
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Tony Harrison
Max: John Daszak(tenor)
Kaspar: Gidon Sax(bass)
Agathe: Alwyn Mellor(soprano)
Aennchen: Lisa Milne(soprano)
Kuno: Mark Richardson(bass)
Kilian: Christopher Booth-Jones(tenor)
Prince Ottokar: Ashley Holland(baritone)
Hermit: Andrew Greenan(bass)

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