Sergei Prokofiev  Betrothal in a Monastery (Обручение в монастыре)

Scottish Opera/ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Sets and Costumes Jamie Vartan
Lighting Simon Corder
Choreography Kally Lloyd-Jones
 
images by KK Dundas
 
 
The Times
"The late Ken Russell would have loved this show, which contains exuberant nun-shagging and the longest snog that I've seen on the operatic stage." Richard Morrison
 
Opera Now*****
"This was a hugely entertaining, energetic production, brimming over with youthful enthusiasm. I think Prokofiev would have loved every minute of it." Neil Jones
 
Financial Times**** 
"What really impressed was Gaitanou's fund of cliché-free ideas, the imagination and discipline with which she applied them, and the energy and exuberance she drew out of everyone - including Prokofiev.” Andrew Clarke
 

Conductor Timothy Dean

Scottish Opera Orchestra

 

Don Jerome Ronan Busfield/Jakob Johansen

Mendoza Andrew Tipple/ Ross McInroy

Louisa Kim - Lillian Strebel

Duenna Lynda - Jane Nelson

Clara Anush Hovhannisyan

​Antonio Emanoel Velozo

Fernando Mikhail Pavlov

Don Carlos Andrew McTaggart

Father Augustine Jonathan Stainsby

Brother Elixir Matthew Todd

Brother Chartreuse David O'Hanlon

Brother Benedictine Bartholomew Lawrence

Michael Euros Campbell

Lauretta Hazel McBain

Rosina Alison McNeil

Pedro Luke Sinclair

Pablo Gitai Fisher

1st Masker Jonathan Cooke

2nd Masker Chriistopher Nairne

3rd Masker Dominic Barberi

Lopez Richard Pratt

Servant 1 James Slimings

Servant 2 Cailean Swainson

Chorus of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

 

20, 21 January 2012 Theatre Royal Glasgow

26, 28 January 2012 Festival Theatre Edinburgh

 

 

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Betrothal in a Monastery - SO/RCS

Jon Stainsby, chorus of RCS