The Rake's Progress

Igor Stravinsky/W.H.Ouden & C.Kallman

Tom Rakewell: 'Beware, young men who fancy you are Virgil or Julius Caesar, lest when you wake you be only a rake.'



Tom Rakewell Kenneth Possey
Nick Shadow Peter Michailov
Anne Monique Krüs
Baba the Turk Mary Rose Langfield
Trulove Peter Schulz
Selem Kerry Kelly
Mother Goose Marlies de Waard
Keeper Luuk Tuinder
musical director David Levi
choirmaster Luuk Tuinder
director Corina van Eijk
art direction Desiree Verstraete
costume design Heleen Heintjes
gaffer Tinus Holthuis
producers Marijke Harsevoort, Corina van Eijk
orchestra and choir Spanga Festival Koor en Orkest


´Van Eijk proves again to be at her best when she can do her own thing.´

NRC Handelsblad, 1993

´Van Eijk's style of making theater seems to defy labelling; it is all her own. This suited Stravinsky's music superbly.´

Trouw, 1993

´This is the most successful staging of the opera that I have ever seen, really the perfect foil to Stravinsky's music: simple and supercooled on the surface but on closer view full of refinement and eroticism.´

Parool, 1993

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