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The Rake’s Progress, 10 August 2023

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Jack Ridley

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Anne Trulove: Louise Alder

Tom Rakewell: Thomas Atkins

Father Trulove: Alastair Miles

Nick Shadow: Sam Carl

Mother Goose: Carole Wilson

Baba the Turk: Alisa Kolosova

Sellem: Rupert Charlesworth

Keeper of the Madhouse: Michael Ronan

Performer: Adrian Bowd

Performer: Andrew Hayler

Performer: Luke Murphy

Performer: Philip Ticehurst

Production Team

Director: John Cox

Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Chorus Director: Aidan Oliver

Assistant Director: Ptolemy Christie

Assistant Director: Donna Stirrup