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L’Enfant Et Les Sortileges, 29 October 1987

The Opera

Venue: Apollo Theatre, Oxford

Composer: Maurice Ravel

Librettist: Colette

Conductor: Graeme Jenkins

Orchestra: London Sinfonietta


Child: Cynthia Buchan

Mother: Lynne Davies

Louis XV Chair: Menai Davies

Armchair: Peter Rose

Grandfather Clock: Robert Poulton

Tom Cat: Robert Poulton

Teapot: Neil Jenkins

Chinese Cup: Tamsin Dives

Fire: Maureen Brathwaite

Nightingale: Maureen Brathwaite

Shepherdess: Elizabeth Rodger

Shepherd: Hyacinth Nicholls

Princess: Carol Smith

Little Old Man: Neil Jenkins

Cat: Lynne Davies

Tree: Peter Rose

Dragonfly: Tamsin Dives

Bat: Menai Davies

Frog: Neil Jenkins

Squirrel: Janice Close

Production Team

Original Producer: Frank Corsaro

Set Designer: Maurice Sendak

Costume Designer: Maurice Sendak

Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Choreographer: Jenny Weston

Special Effects: Ronald Chase

Revival Producer: Kate Brown