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Eighteenth-century ballad opera in a new version by Arthur Oldham
Libretto by Isaac Bickerstaffe
Airs by Arne, Handel, Giardini, Geminiani, Galuppi, Paradies, Boyce, and others
English Opera Group
Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Olive Zorian )
Conductor, Norman Del Mar
Repetlteur,Robert Keys Producer,Basil Coleman
Act 1

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Oldham
Unknown:
Isaac Bickerstaffe
Leader:
Olive Zorian
Conductor:
Norman Del Mar
Unknown:
Robert Keys
Unknown:
Basil Coleman
Sir William Meadows:
Cecil Winter
Young Meadows, his son:
Max Worthley
Justice Woodcock:
Norman Lumsden
Lucinda, his daughter:
Nancy Evans
Mrs Deborah Woodcock, her aunt:
Gladys Parr
Rosetta friend to Lucinda:
April Cantelo
Hawthorn, a neighbour:
Peter Pears
Eustace, in love with Lucinda:
Denis Dowling
Madge, a servant:
Gladys Whitred
Hodge, a gardener:
Trevor Anthony

by Alfred de Musset with a new verse translation by Norman Cameron
Read in English by Lydia Sherwood and Robert Eddison , and specially recorded in the original French by Tania Balachova and Julien Bertheau
Programme arranged and presented by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfred de Musset
Translation By:
Norman Cameron
Unknown:
Lydia Sherwood
Unknown:
Robert Eddison
Unknown:
Tania Balachova
Unknown:
Julien Bertheau
Presented By:
Rayner Heppenstall

Cromwell, the Kirk, and the King
Written by Ivan Roots in collaboration with Christopher Sykes
A reconstruction of the events of 1650 leading to ' the signal mercy ' of Dunbar, which confirmed Cromwell's ascendancy
Principal characters in order of speaking: with John Sharp , John Rae , Ian Sadler
Lewis Stringer , Derek Hart
Production by Christopher Sykea

Contributors

Written By:
Ivan Roots
Unknown:
Christopher Sykes
Unknown:
John Sharp
Unknown:
John Rae
Unknown:
Ian Sadler
Unknown:
Lewis Stringer
Unknown:
Derek Hart
Production By:
Christopher Sykea
Commissioner:
Duncan McLntyre
Jaffray:
Deryck Guyler
Duke of Buckingham:
Heron Carvic
King Charles II:
Hugh Burden
General Lambert:
Andrew Osborn
Lord President:
Ward Williams
Oliver Cromwell:
Stephen Jack
Lord Fairfax:
Anthony Shaw
A Scottish preacher:
John Laurie
Lord Warriston:
Carleton Hobbs
Sir David Leslie:
John Glen

Musica da Camera:
Harold Clarke (flute)
Vera Kantrovitch (violin)
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Joy Hall (cello)'
Hubert Dawkes (harpsichord)
Conversation galante et amusante,
Op. 12 No. 1
Louis Gabriel Guillemain
Trio for flute, viola, and cello, Op. 40
Roussel

Contributors

Flute:
Harold Clarke
Violin:
Vera Kantrovitch
Viola:
Cecil Aronowitz
Cello:
Joy Hall
Harpsichord:
Hubert Dawkes
Unknown:
Louis Gabriel Guillemain

Third Programme

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