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Manfred

An adaptation of Byron's haunting drama in which a man, living in isolation high in the mountains, tortured and haunted by a dark crime, invokes spirits in search of solace.

Manfred by Lord Byron
This haunting, poetic drama stars Joseph Millson. Manfred, living isolated, high in the mountains, tortured and haunted by a dark crime, invokes spirits in search of solace but finds no peace.

Singers: Rhiain Taylor, Caroline Lock, Michael Gibson, Fionnuala Dorrity, Conrad Nelson, Connor Baiano and Katharine Longworth.
Original music composed and performed by Olly Fox.

Introduction with Gregory Paul Tate, University of St. Andrews
Research consultant, Professor Jane Stabler, University St. Andrews

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Sun 21 Oct 2018 19:30

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske, Op 18

    Performer: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • ECM New Series.

Credits

Role Contributor
Author George Byron
Manfred Joseph Millson
Chamois Hunter/Spirit Conrad Nelson
Abbot/Spirit/Arimanes Jonathan Keeble
Herman/Spirit Henry Devas
Astarte/Witch of the Alps/Spirit Emily Pithon
Spirit Ruth Alexander Rubin
Spirit Fionnuala Dorrity
Singer Rhiain Taylor
Singer Caroline Lock
Singer Michael Gibson
Singer Fionnuala Dorrity
Singer Conrad Nelson
Singer Connor Baiano
Singer Katharine Longworth
Composer Olly Fox
Adaptor Pauline Harris
Director Pauline Harris

Broadcasts

  • Sun 8 Jan 2017 21:00
  • Sun 21 Oct 2018 19:30

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