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The Rake’s Progress, 05 August 1994

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Trulove: Frode Olsen

Anne: Christiane Oelze

Tom Rakewell: Stephen O'Mara

Nick Shadow: Steven Page

Mother Goose: Angela Hickey

Baba The Turk: Jane Henschel

Sellem: Robert Tear

Madhouse Keeper: Henry Waddington

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Staff Director: Aidan Lang

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan