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Gianni Schicchi 2002Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD)

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The enterprising triple-bill of Stravinsky and Vaughan Williams was completed by this beautifully paced staging of Schicchi, which, thankfully, was not played too outrageously. While the excellent young baritone playing the title-role gave a suitably extrovert performance, and no-one was upstaged. The elegant production, set around the era of composition, worked effectively - surprisingly so.

Performance Cast

Zita a cousin of Buoso, aged sixty

Annique Burms

Rinuccio Zita's nephew, aged twenty-four

Young Soo Jeung (Jan 31; Feb 9)

Jason Bridges (Feb 1, 7)

Gherardo Buoso's nephew, aged forty

Robert Fann

Nella Gherardo's wife, aged thirty-four

Henriika Gröndahl

Gherardino Gherardo's son, aged seven

Laura Curran

Betto di Signa a cousin, age unknown

Alexander Rodgers

Simone a cousin, aged seventy

Ronald Nairne

Marco Betto's son, aged forty-five

Kris Belligh

La Ciesca Marco's wife, aged thirty-eight

Shuna Scott Sendall

Gianni Schicchi aged fifty-one

John Mackenzie

Lauretta Schicchi's daughter, aged twenty-one

Katherine Wiles (Jan 30; Feb 9)

Lesley Craigie (Feb 1, 7)

Maestro Spinelloccio a doctor

Phil Gault

Ser Amantio di Nicolao a notary

Trevor Bowes

Pinellino a cobbler

Francisco Garcia

Guccio a dyer

Andrew di Rozario

Performance DatesGianni Schicchi 2002

Map List

New Athenaeum Theatre | Glasgow

30 Jan, 19.15 1 Feb, 19.15

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

7 Feb, 19.15 9 Feb, 19.15

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