Theatreland Memorabilia

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Wozzeck

Composer: Alban Berg. Text: Alban Berg after Georg Büchner's Woyzeck

Productions

Berlin Staatsoper, 1925
Queen's Hall, London, 1934
Royal Opera House, 1952
London Coliseum, 1990, ENO

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Berlin Staatsoper
First performance: 14th December 1925

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Queen's Hall, London (as a concert)
First performance: 14th March 1934

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Royal Opera House Covent Garden
First performance: 22nd January 1952

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London Coliseum
First performance: 13th September 1990
English National Opera/ENO.
English Translation: Eric Blackall and Vida Harford.
Conductor: Mark Elder (to Oct 4), Lionel Friend (from Oct 10)
Producer: David Poutney. Designer: Stefanos Lazardis.
Lighting: Davy Cunningham. Choreographer: Nicola Bowie.
Fight Arranger: Terry King. Associate Costume Designer: Jill Parker.
Assistant Designer (set): Halinka Fraser. Leader: Barry Griffiths.
Chorus Masters: Harry Bicket, Stephen Clarke.

CharacterPlayed By
WozzeckDonald Maxwell
MarieKristine Ciesinski
CaptainAlan Woodrow
DoctorRichard Angas
Drum MajorJohn Treleaven
MargretEthna Robinson
AndresPeter Bronder
IdiotEdward Byles
First WorkmanMichael Druiett
Second WorkmanAnthony Cunningham
Marie's ChildJonathan Urwin
Actors/DancersSophie Allisstone, Hilary Derrett, Maria Koripas, Mary Anne Kraus, Barbara Rhodes, Sirena Tocco, Howard Belgard, Declan Croghan, John Ioannou, Guy Picot, Mark Shorto, Bob Burgin
The ChildrenJonathan Ardill (Belmont Shcool, Mill Hill), Thomas Ardill (The Fairway Primary School, Mill Hill) and Matthew Connell (New End School, Hampstead) are members of the Finchley Children's Music Group; Louise Childs (Tunford School, Cheshunt), Natalie Dolan (Trent Primary School, Cockfosters), Jack Sloan (Gayhurst Junior School, Hackney) and Jonathan and Joanna Urwin (St Paul's School, Mill Hill). Children's Adviser: Peter Kay.
CelesteNicholas Kok
Stage PianoJames Holmes
On-Stage Band
ConductorJames Holmes
ViolinStuart James
ViolinChristine Read
ClarinetFergus Morrison
AccordionEdward Hessian
GuitarColin Downs
BombardonJohn Smith

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