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A comic opera in five acts based on Gogol's comedy of the same name.
New Opera Orchestra
Conductor, Leon Lovett
Scene: A small provincial town in Russia in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Act 1
A room in the Mayor's house
Act 2
A shabby room in an inn
7.45 app. Interval
7.58 app. Act 3
A room in the Mayor's house
8.30 app. Interval
8.40 app. Acts 4 and 5
A room in the Mayor's house
From Sadler's Wells Theatre, London


Words and music by:
Werner Egk
English version by:
Norman Platt
New Opera Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor:
Leon Lovett
Anthony Besch
Alexander Young
Osip, his servant:
Ronald Careford
The Mayor:
Ian Paterson
Anna, his wife:
Johanna Peters
Marya, his daughter:
Patricia Clark
Mishka, his servant:
Connell Byrne
John Stoddart
Norman Platt
The Postmaster:
Edward Byles
The CharityCommissioner:
Leyland White
The Judge:
Geoffrey Clifton
A Young Widow:
Elizabeth Crook
The Locksmith's Wife:
Margaret Royle

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