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The Rake’s Progress, 25 September 1975

The Opera

Venue: Hippodrome, Bristol

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Simon Rattle

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Trulove: John Michael Flanagan

Anne: Susanna Ross

Tom Rakewell: Ian Caley

Nick Shadow: Alan Charles

Mother Goose: Joyce McCrindle

Baba The Turk: Enid Hartle

Sellem: Graeme Matheson-Bruce

Madhouse Keeper: Keith Brookes

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Staff Director: Julian Hope

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan