Theatreland Memorabilia

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Death In Venice

Music: Benjamin Britten. Libretto: Myfanwy Piper based on a short story bu Thomas Mann

Productions

The Maltings, Snape, 1973
London Coliseum, 2007, ENO
London Coliseum, 2013, ENO

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The Maltings, Snape
First performance: 16th June 1973 (premiere)
Part of 26th Aldeburgh Festival.

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London Coliseum
First performance: 24th May 2007 (ENO premiere)

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London Coliseum
June 2013
Conductor: Edward Gardner. Assistant Conductor: Martin Fitzpatrick.
Director: Deborah Warner. Set Designer: Tom Pye.
Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky. Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman.
Choreographer: Kim Brandstrup. Video: Finn Ross.
Chorus Master: Paul Brough. Assistant Chorus Master: Genevieve Ellis.
Leader: Janice Graham. Piano: Murray Hipkin.

CharacterPlayed By
Gustav von Achenbach, a novelistJohn Graham-Hall
The Traveller/The Elderly Fop/The Old Gondolier/The Hotel Manager/ The Hotel Barber/The Leader of the Players/The Voice of Dionysus Andrew Shore
The Voice of ApolloTim Mead
The Polish MotherLaura Caldow
Tadzio, her sonSam Zaldivar
Her two daughtersMia Angelina Mather, Xhuliana Shehu
Their governessJoyce Henderson
Jaschiu, Tadzio's friendMarcio Teixeira
Hotel PorterPeter Van Hulle
Strawberry-sellerAnna Dennis
GuideCharles Johnston
Strolling playersAnna Dennis, Adrian Dwyer
English clerkMarcus Farnsworth
Glass-makerRichard Edgar-Wilson
Lace-sellerConstance Novis
Beggar WomanMadeleine Shaw
Restaurant waiterJonathan McGovern
Lido boatmanPaul Napier-Brown
Hotel waiterDavid Newman
Newspaper-sellerLyn Cook
GondoliersPhilip Daggett, Paul Napier-Burrows, Anton Rich
Ship's stewardGary Coward
Priest in St Mark'sPaul Napier-Burrows
Hotel guests from many countriesAllan Adams, Deborah Davison, Natalie Herman, Suzanne Joyce, Graeme Lauren, Lydia Marchione, Claire Mitcher, Ronald Nairne, Emily Rowley Jones, Paul Sheehan, Andrew Tinkler, Susanna Tudor-Thomas
DancersThomas Edwards, Guglielmo Garavini, Olly Gerrie, Yossi Goodlink, Harry Hancock, Liam Morris, Ben Owen
ChildrenEllie Broad, Alisa Maria Horova, Lincoln Mahon, Gabrielle McHardy-Costaine Brown, Jak Wright

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