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Cosa Rara 1967Ledlanet Nights

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Una Cosa Rara was a great success on its first appearance, but it is still a rarity today. In 1967 it was receiving its first modern revival, by a company called Opera '61, and featuring an early appearance by Dame Josephine Barstow. This intimate staging was greeted with thoroughly deserved delight.

Performance Cast

Isabella Queen of Spain

Josephine Barstow

Giovanni Prince of Spain

Kevin Miller

Corrado a noble courtier

David Lennox

Lilla Tita's sister, betrothed to Lubino

Elizabeth Tippett

Ghita Lisurgo's sister, betrothed to Tita

Beverley Bergen

Lubino a villager

Robert Bateman

Tita a villager

Anthony Raffell

Lisurgo the magistrate

Michael Rippon

Performance DatesCosa Rara 1967

Map List

Ledlanet | Kinross-shire

28 Sep, 19.30 30 Sep, 19.30 1 Oct, 19.30 5 Oct, 19.30 7 Oct, 19.30 8 Oct, 19.30

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