Claxton Opera


1978


Saul and the Witch at Endor


Henry Purcell


Cast

Saul ............................................... Richard White
The Witch ..................................... Alison Humphrey
Samuel's Ghost ............................ Maurice Bird



Dido & Aeneas


Henry Purcell


Cast

Dido, Queen of Carthage ....... Sally Stock
Belinda, her companion .......... Kathleen Chapman
Second Woman ....................... Tracy Webb
Sorceress ................................ Judy Read
First Witch .............................. Margaret Hipperson
Second Witch .......................... Glenda Smith
Spirit ........................................ Janet Arnett
Aeneas, a Trojan Prince ......... Vernon Holt
Sailor ....................................... Robert Arnett


Handmaidens

Gillian McLaughlin, Marianne Chalcraft, Susan Catchpole

Sailors

Billy Driver, Maurice Bussen, John Guymer, Don Prutton, Alan Willoughby

Soldiers

Kit Chalcraft, Bert Clitheroe, Ivan McLaughlin, Steve Pank, Bryan Reece, John Wallace-Jones

Pages

Matthew Mitchell, Christian White

Cupids

Jacob White, Lucy White

Chorus

Sylvia Bailey, Betty Best, Sophie Castell, Alison Chalcraft, Kay Holmes, Lynda Knight, Sue Prutton, Sybil Snelling, Pat Tegerdine, Joan Thackery, Jill Thompson, Bobby White

Jeremy Betts, Ron Lyon, Colin Thackery, Brian Tuffrey, Barry Warne, Keith Wincote

Musical Director - John Barnett

Producer - Richard White



Gallery

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Documents

Dido & Aeneas Programme Cover
Programme Cover

Press review



Last Updated
July 14 2014