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The Rape of Lucretia, 5 July 2015

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Ronald Duncan

Conductor: Leo Hussein

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Male Chorus: Allan Clayton

Female Chorus: Kate Royal

Collatinus: Matthew Rose

Junius: Michael Sumuel

Tarquinius: Duncan Rock

Lucretia: Christine Rice

Bianca: Catherine Wyn-Rogers

Lucia: Louise Alder

Production Team

Original Director: Fiona Shaw

Assistant Director: Fiona Dunn

Set Designer: Michael Levine

Costume Designer: Nicky Gillibrand

Lighting Designer: Paul Anderson