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Rape of Lucretia 1983Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD)

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Scottish Opera's excellent staging ran from 1976 to 1978, and this was the first time that the RSAMD had mounted the work.  It was shown to be an ideal work for student performers.

The Glasgow Herald sponsored the staging as part of its Bicentenary celebrations.  Maurice Lindsay seems to have enjoyed the evening.  The chorus figures were ''clad in startling black costumes, giving them a suitably disembodied quality.'

Performance Cast

Male Chorus

Henry Lankester

Female Chorus

Lynn Anderson

Tarquinius a Prince, son of King Tarquinius Superbus

Peter Thomson

Lucretia wife of Collatinus

Eleanor Bennett

Production Cast

Conductor

Leonard Hancock

Performance DatesRape of Lucretia 1983

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New Athenaeum Theatre | Glasgow

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