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Riders to the Sea 2002Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD)

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A rare Scottish outing for Vaughan Williams' superb one-acter, as the meat sandwiched between two lovely comedy productions, Stravinsky's Mavra and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. Originally presented by students back in 1937, it seems nowadays only to be performed in the music colleges - but as on this occasion, it is a very effective little drama, with a superb example of restrained tragedy in the role of Maurya.

Performance Cast

Nora Maurya's daughter

Elizabeth Atherton

Cathleen Nora's sister

Lesley Craigie

Maurya a widow

Lucy Taylor

Bartley Maurya's son

John Mackenzie

Performance DatesRiders to the Sea 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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