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Martha 2004Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society

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Martha is a thoroughly attractive opera that has almost disappeared from the modern repertoire. It is a light comedy, perhaps a touch sentimental, and certainly with no deep hidden message. It is good fun, with lots of tunes, and is an excellent piece for somewhere like Haddo, who so far have offered it twice.

On this occasion, a different translation by Tom Boyd was used, along with the orchestral reduction by Tony Burke - even so, there were still twenty-six players in the band.

Performance Cast

Lady Harriet Durham Maid of Honour to Queen Anne

Catherine Harper

Nancy maid to Lady Harriet

Debra Stuart

Sir Tristram Mickleford Lady Harriet's cousin

Alan Watt

Plunkett a wealthy young farmer

Simon Lobelson

Lionel Plunkett's foster-brother

Jason Bridges

Sheriff of Richmond

Aaron McAuley

Performance DatesMartha 2004

Map List

Haddo House Hall | Ellon, Aberdeenshire

14 Apr, 19.30 16 Apr, 19.30 17 Apr, 19.30

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