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Britten's The Turn of the Screw

Jakub Hruša, Jonathan Kent – Miah Persson (The Governess), Toby Spence (Prologue/Peter Quint)...

Britten's The Turn of the Screw Jakub Hruša, Jonathan Kent – Miah Persson (The Governess), Toby Spence (Prologue/Peter Quint)...

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Experience the 2011 Glyndebourne Festival production of Benjamin Britten’s two-act opera The Turn of the Screw, whose libretto by Myfanwy Piper is based on the book by Henry James.

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Program

  • Benjamin Britten, The Turn of the screw
    • I, Prologue
    • I, Theme - Scene 1: The Journey (Governess)
    • I, Variation I - Scene 2: the Welcome (Flora, Miles, Mrs Grose, Governess)
    • I, Variation II - Scene 3: The Letter (Mrs Grose, Governess, Flora, Miles)
    • I, Variation III - Scene 4: The Tower (Governess)
    • I, Variation IV - Scene 5: The Window (Flora, Miles, Governess, Mrs Grose)
    • I, Variation V - Scene 6: The Lesson (Miles, Flora, Governess)
    • I, Variation VI - Scene 7: The Lake (Flora, Governess, Miles)
    • I, Variation VII - Scene 8: At Night (Quint, Miles, Miss Jessel, Flora, Governess, Mrs Grose)
    • II, Variation VIII - Scene 1: Colloquy and Soliloquy (Miss Jessel, Quint, Governess)
    • II, Variation IX - Scene 2: The Bells (Miles, Flora, Mrs Grose, Governess)
    • II, Variation X - Scene 3: Miss Jessel (Governess, Miss Jessel)
    • II, Variation XI - Scene 4: The Bedroom (Miles, Governess, Quint)
    • II, Variation XII - Scene 5: Quint (Quint)
    • II, Variation XIII - Scene 6: The Piano (Governess, Mrs Grose, Flora)
    • II, Variation XIV - Scene 7: Flora (Mrs Grose, Governess, Miss Jessel, Flora)
    • II, Variation XV - Scene 8: Miles (Governess, Mrs Grose, Miles, Quint)

Details

  • Directed by:
    • François Roussillon
  • Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 2012
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Production: © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd – François Roussillon et Associés – Mezzo
  • Available version(s): FR

Associated event

Casting

  • Jonathan Kent | Stage director
  • Paul Brown | Stage sets and costumes
  • Mark Henderson | Lighting
  • Miah Persson | The Governess
  • Toby Spence | Prologue / Peter Quint
  • Susan Bickley | Mrs Grose
  • Giselle Allen | Miss Jessel
  • Joanna Songi | Flora
  • Thomas Parfitt | Miles
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