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The Rake’s Progress, 28 June 1958

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Paul Sacher

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Trulove: David Ward

Anne: Elsie Morison

Tom Rakewell: Richard Lewis

Nick Shadow: Otakar Kraus

Mother Goose: Tamara Chumakova

Baba The Turk: Gloria Lane

Sellem: Hugues Cuenod

Madhouse Keeper: Gwyn Griffiths

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Osbert Lancaster

Costume Designer: Osbert Lancaster