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The Serf


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Act 1 of George Lloyd's Opera
Performed by the Covent Garden
English Opera Company from the Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Principal characters
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (Section B)
Producer, Vladimir Rosing
Conductor, Albert Coates
The Serf was first performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, last month. lernin, the first opera of George Lloyd to he performed in the West End of London, had a Cornish theme, but the story of The Serf has the Yorkshire hills as a background. The period is twelfth-century England, when Stephen was having a troubled reign with Saxon and Norman elements very much at variance.


Conductor: Vladimir Rosing
Conductor: Albert Coates
Composer: George Lloyd
Libretto: William Lloyd
Sigrid: Ruth Naylor
Githa: Edith Furmedge
Cerdic: Henry Wendon
Robert: Arthur Fear
Sweyne: Dennis Noble
De Fulke: Oscar Natzke
Priest: Richard Watson
Reeve: Leslie Hersman
Squire: John Fullard
Old Man: Morgan Davies

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