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Coffee Cantata 1968Ledlanet Nights

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These performances of Bach's charming little comic sketch formed the opening element of a cunningly planned triple bill. It was followed by Britten's canticle Abraham and Isaac. The final item was the welcome revival of a work created by Joseph Horovitz for the Intimate Opera Company, using one of W S Gilbert's Bab Ballads as source material - Gentleman's Island. The opening and closing items gave Ian Wallace two more opportunities to display his comic talents, and the other singers backed him up.

The performance was accompanied by Jonathan Hinden at the harpsichord.

Performance Cast

Historicus Narrator

Stuart Kale

Herr Schlendrian

Ian Wallace

Lieschen Schlendrian's daughter

Sheila McGrow

Performance DatesCoffee Cantata 1968

Map List

Ledlanet | Kinross-shire

26 Sep, 19.30 27 Sep, 19.30 28 Sep, 19.30 29 Sep, 19.30

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