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CD11293 Weill Mahagonny 2008 Edinburgh

CD11293 Weill Mahagonny 2008 Edinburgh
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CD11293 Weill Mahagonny 2008 Edinburgh

WEILL The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Usher Hall, Edinburgh 08 August 2008 Broadcast 20 Sep 2008 BBC Radio 3 A concert performance of Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht's anti-capitalist masterpiece, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny given by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by HK Gruber. Recorded at the Usher Hall on August 8th at the opening concert of the Edinburgh International Festival. Introduced by Donald McLeod who also talks to the conductor about the context of the piece and Weill and Brecht's influence on subsequent operatic developments.

CAST Leokadja Begbick: Susan Bickley (mezzo soprano) Fatty: Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor) Trinity Moses: Alan Opie (baritone) Jenny: Giselle Allen (soprano) Jimmy Mahoney: Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor) Jack Smith, Toby Higgins: Peter Hoare (tenor) Bill: Stephan Loges( baritone) Joe: Brindley Sherratt (bass) Hannah Gordon - Narrator Ladies of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Edinburgh Festival Chorus Christopher Bell - chorus master Royal Scottish National Orchestra HK Gruber - conductor

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