The Enchantress

“This production showed up strengths in the opera one never dared believe were there: Act 4 was transformed on stage into a climax of wild melodramatic power.”                         Opera


“David Angus draws playing of great passion from the orchestra.”                The Guardian

Tchaikovsky

British première

May  1996 Brighton Festival
The Dome, Brighton
Snape Maltings

NSO Chorus, NSO Orchestra
conductor David Angus
director/designer John Lloyd Davies
choreographer Terry John Bates

Nastasya (Kuma) Virginia Kerr
Prince Nikita Andrew Slater
Yevpraxia Philippa Dames-Longworth
Prince Yuri Doyle Wilcox
Mamirov Gerard O'Connor
Paisi James Anderson
Kichiga Henry Waddington
Balakin Wills Morgan
Polia Clarissa Meek
Zhuran John Hancorn
Nenila Anthea Myall
Kudma Gerard O'Connor
Young Nastasya Emma Hall