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The Rake’s Progress, 31 July 1977

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Trulove: Richard Van Allan

Anne: Felicity Lott

Tom Rakewell: Leo Goeke

Nick Shadow: Samuel Ramey

Mother Goose: Nuala Willis

Baba The Turk: Rosalind Elias

Sellem: John Fryatt

Madhouse Keeper: Thomas Lawlor

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan