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Flight, 27 August 2005

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Jonathan Dove

Librettist: April de Angelis

Conductor: Richard Farnes

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Refugee: James Laing

Controller: Laura Aikin

Bill: Michael Smallwood

Tina: Mary Plazas

Older Woman: Nuala Willis

Stewardess: Ann Taylor

Steward: Brett Polegato

Minskman: Robert Poulton

Minskwoman: Anne Mason

Immigration Officer: Brindley Sherratt

Production Team

Original Producer: Richard Jones

Set Designer: Giles Cadle

Costume Designer: Nicky Gillibrand

Lighting Designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin

Revival Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Assistant Producer: Clare Whistler