The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny > Edinburgh International Festival


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Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (20)
AKA
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, The
Music
Kurt Weill (341)
Lyrics
Bertolt Brecht (99)
Book
Bertolt Brecht (99)

Recording Details

Date
August 8, 2008
Type
Noncommercial Audio / Concert Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
UK / Scotland / Glasgow
Translation
Michael Feingold (25)
Conductor
HK Gruber (8)
Orchestrations
Kurt Weill (341)
Performer
Giselle Allen (4) — Jenny Hill,
Susan Bickley (6) — Leokadja Begbick,
Hannah Gordon — Narrator,
Anthony Dean Griffey (10) — Jimmy Mahoney,
Peter Hoare (8) — Jack Smith, Toby Higgins,
Ladies of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama — Girls of Mahagonny,
Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (2) — Fatty,
Stephan Loges — Bankaccount Bill,
Alan Opie (20) — Trinity Moses,
Brindley Sherratt (3) — Alaska Wolf Joe,
Edinburgh Festival Chorus (2), Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Notes
Recorded at the Usher Hall 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. Original broadcast on September 20th, 2008 on BBC Radio 3.
Shortcode
[r13730]

Releases

Format
2-CD
Released
2008-09-20
Length
180:00
Lists
4 collectors / 9 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl19602]

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