Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Review, Reviews, 2008, Tippett, A Child of Our Time, Edinburgh, Usher Hall, Festival, August 2008, Christopher Bell

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Festival Chorus

Festival Chorus

Performance Details
The Opening Concert

Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Music by Kurt Weill

Words by Bertolt Brecht

Leokadja Begbick Susan Bickley
Fatty Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts
Trinity Moses Alan Opie
Jenny Hill Giselle Allen
Jimmy Mahoney Anthony Dean Griffey
Jack Smith, Toby Higgins Peter Hoare
Bill Stephan Loges
Joe Brindley Sherratt
Girls of Mahagonny Ladies of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
HK Gruber Conductor

Israel in Egypt

Composed by George Frideric Handel

Sung in English

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuelle Haïm
Conductor

Lucy Crowe Soprano
Claire Debono Soprano
Robin Blaze Countertenor
Mark Tucker Tenor
Matthew Brook Bass
Henry Waddington Bass


Le Roi David – King David

Written by Arthur Honegger

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Stéphane Denève Conductor

Angela Denoke Soprano
Karen Cargill Alto
Yann Beuron Tenor
Andrzej Seweryn Narrator

A Child of Our Time

Composed by Sir Michael Tippett

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Conductor

Nicole Cabell Soprano
Jane Irwin Mezzo Soprano
John Mark Ainsley Tenor
Sir John Tomlinson Bass

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