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The Cunning Little Vixen, 29 September 1977

The Opera

Venue: Hippodrome, Bristol

Composer: Leos Janacek

Librettist: Leos Janacek after Rudolf Tesnohlidek

Conductor: Simon Rattle

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Forester: Henry Herford

Gnat: Adrian Scott

Vixen: Kate Flowers

Foresters' Wife: Phyllis Cannan

Dog: Michael Carlyle

Cock: Graeme Matheson-Bruce

Hen: Beryl Korman

Badger: David Todd

Parson: John Michael Flanagan

Schoolmaster: Nigel Robson

Innkeeper: Michael Carlyle

Fox: Neil McKinnon

Poacher: Paul Nemeer

Innkeepers' Wife: Nuala Willis

Production Team

Original Producer: Jonathan Miller

Set Designer: Patrick Robertson

Costume Designer: Rosemary Vercoe

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Choreographer: Stuart Cox

Revival Producer: Graham Vick