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Painting c.1849-1850
by Honore Daumier

Don Quixote

(Don Quichotte)

A Heroic Comedy in Five Acts

by Jules Massenet

Libretto: Henri Cain
English translation: Edmund Tracey
Performed at The Haslemere Hall
February 1997

Cast

Don Quixote Richard Strivens
Dulcinea Tania Williams
Sancho Panza Mark Stone
Pedro Jeanne Kendrick
Garcias Annabelle Williams
Rodriguez Jim Heath
Juan Ashley Bremner
Tenebrun Don Young

Opera South Chorus
SoparanosVanessa Blaber, Karyl Cragg, Pamela Depledge, Heather Giraudo, Jenny Hill, Diane Riddell, Wendy Stiles
AltosDorothee Burton, Mirren Cameron, Veronica Cowen, Stefani Dent, Evelyn Knight, Katy Schutte, Wendy Sudbury
TenorsRobert Hill, Michael Laird, Anthony Ramsden, Alan Taylor
BassesJohn Braithwaite, Stan Hoskin, John Jones, Tim Macer, Bertie Mawer, Owen Stafford



Beggar childrenLaura Bastiani, Alice Colegate, Lucy Colegate, Lara Giraudo, Libby Freshwater, Hugo & Verity Kennard
DancersJoanne Elliott, Jessica Hughes, Emily Jones, Nicola Jutsum, Katie Marden, Avril & Roanne O’Neil, Stephanie Taylor, Victoria Teuke, Fiona & Marnie Trollope


The Bernardi Opera Orchestra — Leader: Andrew Bernardi
1 Musical Director: David Wright
Stage Director: Geoffrey Ford
Choreographer: Angela Cantan
Set & Costume Design: Joyce Conwy Evans
Lighting Manager: Ben Dare
Wardrobe Manager: Linda Callingham
Production Coordinator: Alan Taylor
Stage Manager: Ian Greenep