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Rape of Lucretia 2001Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD)

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Only five seasons had elapsed since the students of the RSAMD had last tackled Britten's tricky intimate tragedy.  Usually a dozen or so years would be expected to go by.  However the availability of such a hugely promising talent as Arbroath mezzo Karen Cargill makes the decision easy to explain.

There were several other good prospects, including Elizabeth Atherton.  The experienced mezzo Cynthia Buchan could also be relied on to bring a fresh touch to the direction.

Performance Cast

Male Chorus

David Ohlmann

Female Chorus

Elizabeth Atherton (Apr 28; May 2)

Miranda Keys (Apr 30; May 4)

Collatinus a Roman General

Jonathan Sedgwick

Junius a Roman General

Andrew Jarvis

Tarquinius a Prince, son of King Tarquinius Superbus

John Mackenzie

Lucretia wife of Collatinus

Karen Cargill (Apr 28; May 2)

Katri Paukkunen (Apr 30; May 4)

Bianca Lucretia's nurse

Inès Moraleda

Lucia Lucretia's maid

Hyun-Kyung Chang

Performance DatesRape of Lucretia 2001

Map List

New Athenaeum Theatre | Glasgow

28 Apr, 19.15 30 Apr, 19.15 2 May, 19.15 4 May, 19.15

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