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The Queen of Spades, 26 July 1992

The Opera

Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London

Composer: Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

Librettist: Pyotr & Modest Tchaikovsky

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Tchekalinsky: Graeme Matheson-Bruce

Surin: Andrew Slater

Count Tomsky: Sergei Leiferkus

Herman: Yuri Marusin

Prince Yeletsky: Dimitri Kharitonov

Lisa: Nancy Gustafson

Countess: Felicity Palmer

Pauline: Marie-Ange Todorovitch

Governess: Enid Hartle

Chloe: Anne Dawson

Master Of Ceremonies: Geoffrey Pogson

Masha: Rachael Tovey

Tchaplitsky: Robert Burt

Narumov: Christopher Thornton-Holmes

Production Team

Revival Director: Caroline Sharman

Costume Designer: Richard Hudson