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Beatrice et Benedict

Alternative title
Beatrice and Benedict
Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Berlioz’s opera. The title roles are sung by Jane Gilbert and Gordon Gietz. The Canadian Opera Company Chorus and Orchestra are conducted by Richard Bradshaw.
Language
French (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
May 1996
Transmission details
8 Nov 1997 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
125 mins

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Music
Hector Berlioz
Cast
Jane GilbertBeatrice
Gordon GietzBenedick
John HancockClaudio
Gidon SaksDon Pedro
Anita KrauseUrsula
Barrie InghamBenedict in old age (spoken)
Fiona ReidBeatrice in old age (spoken)
Francois LouoSomarone
Nancy Allean LundyHero
William WebsterLeonato

Additional Details

Theatre
Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
Theatre company
Canadian Opera Company
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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