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: The Glyndebourne Opera presents ' ARIADNE AUF NAXOS'

An opera in one act with a prelude
Words by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music by Richard Strauss
(sung in the original German)
Solo piano, Erna Gat
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum )
CONDUCTED BY JOHN PRITCHARD
Produced by Carl Ebert
The Prelude:
A half in the mansion of a nobleman

Contributors

Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music By: Richard Strauss
Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Produced By: Carl Ebert
The Majordomo (speaking part): David Franklin
A Music Master (baritone): Sesto Bruscanitini
The Composer (soprano): Sena Jurinac
The Tenor (Bacchus): Richard Lewis
An Officer (tenor): John Carolan
A Dancing Master (Brighella) (tenor): Murray Dickie
A Wig Maker (bass): Gwyn Griffiths
A Lackey (bass): Dennis Wicks
Prima Donna (Ariadne) (soprano): Dorothy Dow
Zerbinetta (soprano): Mattiwilda Dobbs
Arlecchino (baritone): Kurt Gester
Scaramuccio (tenor): Alexander Young
Truffaldino (boss): Fritz Ollendorff
Naiad (soprano): Edna Graham
Dryad (contralto): Marjorie Thomas
Echo (soprano): April Cantelo

: WALTER DE LA MARE

reading his own poems
Memory; To K.M.; Sotto Voce: Thomas Hardy; The Birthnight-to F; Away; A Child Asleep

: FAURE

String Quartet. Op. 121 played by the Pro Arte Quartet on gramophone records

: PICASSO IN ROME

by- Anthony Blunt
A talk on the problems of Picasso's art as revealed in the exhibition being held :n Rome of works selected by the artist from his private collection.

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Blunt

: ' ARIADNE AUF NAXOS'

The Opera:
A stage set erected in the hall, representing the outside, of Ariadne's cave
' La Cencrentola ': Friday at 5.40

: Paul Scofield with Beatrix Lehmann and Deryck Guyler in 'LAZARUS'

(' Lazare ') by Andre Obey
Translated by Gerard Hopkins Produced by E. J. King Bull
Cast in order of speaking:

Contributors

Unknown: Andre OBEy
Translated By: Gerard Hopkins
Produced By: E. J. King
Martha: Beatrix Lehmann
Honorine: Rosamund Greenwood
Matthew: Cyril Luckham
Judas: Basil Jones
Mermans: George Rose
Lazarus: Paul Scofield
The Doctor: Ernest Jay
Mary: Dilys Hamlett
Jesus: Deryck Guyler

: SOLOMON

(piano)

: THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM

Talk by Renford Bambrough
Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
It seems to me regrettable,' says the speaker, ' that so few of those who read Greek philosophy have any direct experience of what it feels like to be worried by a live philosophical problem. ' From rhis viewpoint he reconsiders the ' Cambridge approach ' to the study of ancient philosophy, with reference to the late Professor F. M Cornford's posthumous book Principium Sapientiae and to the recent inaugural lecture by W. K. C. Guthrie Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at Cambridge

Contributors

Talk By: Renford Bambrough
Unknown: W. K. C. Guthrie

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