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The Bartered Bride

Composer: Bedrich Smmetana

Productions

Prague National Theatre, 1866
Theatre Royal Glasgow, 1978
Sadler's Wells Theatre, 1980, Scottish Opera

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Prague National Theatre
First performance: 30th May 1866 (world premiere)

CharacterPlayed By
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Theatre Royal Glasgow
First performance: 8th February 1978

CharacterPlayed By
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
1st, 3rd and 5th April 1980
Scottish Opera company.
Text: Jarel Sabina. Translation: Leonard Hancock and David Poutney.
Conductor: Albert Rosen. Producer: David Pountney.
Set designer: Sue Blane. Choreographer: Peter Darrell.
Lighting: Victor Lockwood.

CharacterPlayed By
Krusina, a peasantDonald Maxwell
Ludmila, his wifeClaire Livingstone
Marenka, their daughterWendy Fine
In programme
Marenka, their daughterMarie Slorach
Paper insert
Micha, a landlordNorman White
Hata, his wifeLinda Ormiston
Vasek, their sonAlexander Oliver
Jenik, Micha's son by his first wifeAllen Cathcart
Kecal, a marriage brokerWilliam McCue
RingmasterPeter Bodenham
EsmeraldaMarie Slorach
In programme
EsmeraldaMarjorie Williamson
Paper insert
An "Indian"Gaetano Rea
JugglersVictor and Paulo Ponce
Tight RopeSylvia Ponce
Socttish Opera Chorus
DirectorJohn Currie
Deputy DirectorIan Robertson
ManagerGaetano Rea
SopranosJulia Birch, Una Buchanan, Joan Colledge, Ann Dempsey, Faith Elliott, Ellen Jackson, Elaine MacKillop, Llyndall Trotman, Marjory Williamson
MezzosLesley Boyd, Rosanne Brackenridge, Sally Erskine, Jane Guy, Moyra Paterson, Shirley Thomas, Carole Whyld
TenorsDavid Aldred, Peter Bodenham, John Brackenridge, Jim Croom, Peter Dempsey, Stuart Gardner, Declan McCusker, Grant McGeoghie, Paul Strathearn
BassesRobert Alderson, Keith Brookes, Geoffrey Davidson, Philip Cox, Thom Irvine, Halcro Johnston, Ian McKinven, Gaetano Rea, Nigel Hamilton Shaw
DancersChristopher Blagdon, Elaine Bryce, Bruno Carter, Gill Fricker, Robert Hampton, James Hastle, Erica Knighton, Victoria Wynn
CB, RH & EK - Artists of The Scottish Ballet
Scottish Opera OrchestraLeader: Angus Anderson
ChildrenPupils from Art Education Schools

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