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Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress

Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress with Edgaras Montvidas (Tom Rakewell) and Carolyn Sampson (Anne Trulove). Siân Edwards conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Scottish Opera.

Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
Presented by Donald Macleod

Scottish Opera's new production by David McVicar of The Rake's Progress by Stravinsky is headed by the Lithuanian tenor Edgaras Montvidas in the role of The Rake - Tom Rakewell, Carolyn Sampson as the ever-faithful Anne Trulove, Leah-Marian Jones as Baba the Turk, and Steven Page as Nick Shadow, with the Chorus of Scottish Opera, chorus-master James Grossmith, and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera, leader Anthony Moffat. The performance is conducted by Sian Edwards. The libretto by W H Auden and Chester Kallman draws its inspiration from Hogarth's 18th century engravings of the same title and charts the hapless progress of Tom Rakewell and his moral decline and final descent to madness aided by Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the devil.

Trulove ..... Graeme Broadbent (Bass)
Anne Trulove ..... Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
Tom Rakewell ..... Edgaras Montvidas (Tenor)
Nick Shadow ..... Steven Page (Bass)
Mother Goose ..... Karen Murray (Mezzo)
Baba the Turk ..... Leah-Marian Jones (Mezzo)
Sellem ..... Colin Judson (Tenor)
Keeper Of The Madhouse ..... Ross McInroy (Bass)
Scottish Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor, Sian Edwards.

3 hours