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Porgy And Bess / Television performance 1992

Composer: George Gershwin

Librettist: Dubose Heyward

Sung In: English

Notes: This video shot at Shepperton rather than at Glyndebourne. NB The original sets by John Gunter, original costumes by Sue Blane, original lighting by David Hersey all adapted by the above for TV. The role of Clara acted by Paula Ingram but sung by Harolyn Blackwell; the role of Jake acted by Gordon Hawkins but sung by Bruce Hubbard; the role of Robbins acted by D Alonzo Washington but sung by Johnny Worthy; the role of Annie acted by Yolanda Grant but sung by Paula Ingram; the role of Scipio acted by Andrez Harriott but spoken by Linda Thompson. Only the actual singers appear on the cast lists of this db. Dancers are Steve Agyei and Bruce Leader. Filming took place between 21 November and 18 December 1992


18 December 1992 at Shepperton Studios, London view performance details