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The Rake’s Progress, 24 August 2000

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Mark Elder

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Trulove: Stafford Dean

Anne: Rosemary Joshua

Tom Rakewell: Richard Croft

Nick Shadow: Gerald Finley

Mother Goose: Nuala Willis

Baba The Turk: Susan Bickley

Sellem: Ryland Davies

Madhouse Keeper: Daniel Broad

Production Team

Original Director: John Cox

Assistant Director: Daniel Dooner

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan