Musgrave - Mary, Queen of Scots

Musgrave - Mary, Queen of Scots

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Summary

In the week celebrating International Women's Day, Katie Derham presents the Thursday Opera Matinee: Musgrave - Mary, Queen of Scots. In Musgrave's opera of 1977, Mary, Catholic Queen of Scotland and widowed Queen of France, has been invited by the Protestant Lords to return and assume the Scottish crown. The opera concentrates on her relationships with her half-brother, husband and the Earl of Bothwell, while she tries to gain the allegiance of Lords of the Council and the people in order to win the crown. 2.00 Thea Musgrave: Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary, Queen of Scots: Ashley Putnam (soprano), James Stewart, Earl of Moray: Jake Gardner (baritone), Henry, Lord Darnley: Jon Garrison (tenor), James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell: Barry Busse (tenor), David Riccio: Kenneth Bell (bass-baritone), Lord Gordon: Francesco Sorianello (bass), Cardinal Beaton: Carlos Serrano (baritone), Earl of Morton: Robert Randolph (baritone), Earl of Ruthven: Pietro Pozzo (tenor), Mary Seton: Gloria Capone (soprano), Mary Beaton: Nancy Boling (soprano), Mary Livingstone: Ann Scholten (mezzo-soprano), Mary Fleming: Pamela Scott (mezzo-soprano). The Chorus of the Virginia Opera Association, The Orchestra of the Virginia Opera Association and conductor Peter Mark.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Katie Derham
Producer Ellie Mant
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