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The Rape Of Lucretia, 30 July 1946

The Opera

Venue: Opera House, Manchester

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Ronald Duncan

Conductor: Reginald Goodall

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra


Female Chorus: Joan Cross

Collatinus: Owen Brannigan

Junius: Edmund Donlevy

Tarquinius: Otakar Kraus

Lucretia: Kathleen Ferrier

Bianca: Anna Pollak

Lucia: Margaret Ritchie

Male Chorus: Peter Pears

Production Team

Original Producer: Eric Crozier

Set Designer: John Piper

Costume Designer: John Piper