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The Cunning Little Vixen

Music: Leos Janáček. Libretto: Leos Janáček after Rudolf Tĕsnohlídek.

Productions

Royal Opera House, 1990

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Royal Opera House
7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 25 June 1990
Translation prepared by Yveta Synek Graff and Robert T. Jones; adapted by Simon Rattle.
Producer: Bill Bryden. Designer: William Dudley.
Movement Director: Stuart Hopps. Lighting: Robert Bryan.
Conductor: Simon Rattle. The Royal Opera House Chorus Director: Robin Stapleton.
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Leader: Hugh Maguire.
Assistants to the producerL Michael Beauchamp, David Edwards. Assistant to the Movement Director: Nigel Nicholson.

CharacterPlayed By
BadgerGwynne Howell
ForesterThomas Allen
CricketStephen Walder
CaterpillarShelley Nash, Frankie Feery
MosquitoRobert Tear
FrogPiers Lawrence
Vixen cubRebecca Bainbridge
Blue DragonflyStephen Speed
Forester's wifeGillian Knight
Vixen Sharp-EarsLillian Watson
DogKaren Shelby
Pepík, the Forester's sonFiona Dobie
Frantík, Pepík's friendAnna Lorimar
Spirit of the VixenDeborah Pope
RoosterMary King
Chief henGlenys Groves
SchoolmasterRobert Tear
PriestGwynne Howell
Pásek, innkeeperJohn Dobson
FoxDiana Montague
OwlGillian Knight
JayMary King
WoodpeckerPat Purcell
ButterflyDeborah Pope
Harasta, a poacherNicholas Folwell
Innkeeper's wifeElizabeth Bainbridge
HensAnna Cooper, Alexandra Gordon, Eileen Hamilton, Marybelle Oakes, Gwynneth Price, Kathleen Wilder, Margaritte Williams
Woodland creaturesIsobel Bradshaw, Alison Gordon, Susan Maisey, Anne Osborne, Karen Robertson, Valerie Robinson, Elizabeth Shelley, ELizabeth Sikora
FoxcubsRebecca Bainbridge, Emily Baum, Kieren Bowes, Emma Connolly, Sean Cullen, Mark Lewis, Adiran Lloyd, Sasha Rattle, Pina Russo, Nicola Stephens
FliesAdrian Capp, Dominic Cavanagh, Justin Coombes, Peter Cullen, Robert Jones, James Kennedy, Dean McMaster, Peter Walder
ActorsCarol Grant, Karen Halliday, Ray Holland, Gow Hunter, Jerry Manley, Nigel Nicholson, Lynn Robertson Bruce, Claire Symonds
Other ChildrenChristopher Barrett, Georgina O'Connell, Rosalie McCann, Niina Poskiparta, Lizzie O'Connell

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