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Albert Herring 1999Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD)

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The RSAMD performs a Britten chamber opera at regular intervals. Since Scottish Opera now ignores this important area of the repertoire it is a useful opportunity for audiences as well as young singers.

This cast is drawn from a programme in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland archive. Of particular note is the Glasgow schoolboy playing the role of Harry, eventually to become a notable conductor.

Performance Cast

Lady Billows an elderly aristocrat

Sarah Estill

Florence Pike housekeeper to Lady Billows

Caroline Hurst

Miss Wordsworth head teacher

Bahiya Callan

Mr Gedge the Vicar

Nathaniel Webster

Superintendent Budd police officer

Mark Saberton

Sid from the butcher's

Frank Church

Albert Herring from the greengrocer's

Hamish Brown

Nancy from the baker's

Jennifer Tani

Mrs Herring the greengrocer, Albert's mother

Andée-Louise Hypolite

Emmie a schoolgirl

Rachel Bickerton

Cis a schoolgirl

Louise Deans

Harry a schoolboy

Rory Macdonald

Performance DatesAlbert Herring 1999

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New Athenaeum Theatre | Glasgow

1 May, 19.15 3 May, 19.15 5 May, 19.15 7 May, 19.15

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