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L’Enfant Et Les Sortileges, 10 August 1988

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Maurice Ravel

Librettist: Colette

Conductor: Graeme Jenkins

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Child: Martine Mahe

Mother: Fiona Kimm

Louis XV Chair: Hyacinth Nicholls

Armchair: Francois Loup

Grandfather Clock: Malcolm Walker

Tom Cat: Malcolm Walker

Teapot: Thierry Dran

Chinese Cup: Louise Winter

Fire: Nan Christie

Nightingale: Nan Christie

Shepherdess: Yvonne Barclay

Shepherd: Eleanor Bennett

Princess: Harolyn Blackwell

Little Old Man: Thierry Dran

Cat: Fiona Kimm

Tree: Francois Loup

Dragonfly: Louise Winter

Bat: Hyacinth Nicholls

Frog: Thierry Dran

Squirrel: Anna Steiger

Owl: Sarah Pring

Production Team

Original Producer: Frank Corsaro

Staff Director: Patrick Young

Set Designer: Maurice Sendak

Costume Designer: Maurice Sendak

Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Choreographer: Jenny Weston

Special Effects: Ronald Chase