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Così fan tutte 1988Perth Festival Opera

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For a few years after Scottish Opera found it uneconomic to visit this small theatre, the Perth Festival tried mounting its own productions. Inevitably these were predominantly favourite works of Mozart, though Gluck and Britten were performed too. The same problem was encountered, however - no matter how simple the designs or small the cast, the economics of mounting a production from scratch for a handful of performances became increasingly challenging.

This traditional staging was quite successful. With Perth Rep's own design and lighting team on hand costs were here trimmed to the bone. This production was clearly cheaper to mount than the previous Figaro, but then neither did it have singers of the promise of Anthony Michaels-Moore.

Performance Cast

Ferrando a young army officer

Ian Darling

Guglielmo another officer, Ferrando's friend

Nigel Cliffe

Don Alfonso a middle-aged bachelor

George Gordon

Fiordiligi a young lady from Ferrara, engaged to Guglielmo

Irene Drummond

Dorabella Fiordiligi's sister, engaged to Ferrando

Linda Strachan

Despina maidservant to the sisters

Fiona Lindsay

Performance DatesCosì fan tutte 1988

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