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Performance on 3


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A performance of Kurt Weill 's final stage work Lost in the Stars, based on Alan Paton 's novel Cry, the Beloved Country, a dramatic tale of social struggles in South Africa in the years before apartheid. Recorded at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall , and presented by Catherine Bott.
Members of the BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Charles Hazlewood


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Alan Paton
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Presented By: Catherine Bott.
Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Stephen Kumalo: Clive Rowe
Irina: Tsakane Maswanganyi
Linda: Josie Benson
Absalom Kumalo: Cornelius MacArthy
John Kumalo: Cavin Cornwall
Grace Kumalo: Angela Caesar
James Jarvis: Edward Petherbridge
The Judge: Tony Timberiake
Edward Jarvis: Hugh Beckwith
Alex: Khai Shaw

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