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Winchester Amateur Operatic Society - WAOS - Orpheus in the Underworld - November 1979 - Guildhall Winchester

ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD - APRIL 1979

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Producer - Bertram Dobson

Musical Director - Brian Longthorne

By Hector Cremieux and Ludovic Halevy

Book and lyrics by PHIL PARK

Music by JACQUES OFFENBACH

Cast

 

Calliope - PHYLLIS HAMBLIN

Eurydice - MARGARET BAITS

Orpheus - RICHARD STEEL

Pluto - JOHN GOUGH

Jupiter - RICHARD CHISNELL

Cupid - LORNA GOUGH

Venus - MAGGIE LOO

Mars - RICHARD TROWER

Diana - DIANA JEFKINS

Juno - NORA WILLIAMS

Vulcan - BRIAN HURST

Mercury - PAUL HYDE-BUGDEN

Icarus - REGINALD REED

Styx - HORACE TAYLOR

Bacchus - BRIAN NEWMAN

CHORUS

Soprano:

Deborah Barker, Bridgette Bell, Diane Bentley, Margaret Bone, Christine Brooks, Christine Dobson, Dorothy Emery, Margaret Fields, Mary Fisher

Contralto:

Barbara Barnett, Debbie Bright, Nancy Evans, Patricia Hollis, Stella Holt, Tessa Lewis, Margaret Schofield, Joyce Smith

Tenor:

Brian Bullock, Brian Coucher, Jeremy Fisher, Peter Mockford, David Shelton

Bass:

Richard Green, Austen Hooker, Jock Killick, Colin Morrison, Colin Paice, John Shoobridge, Paul Stocks

Pupils:

Kay Andrews, Anne Murray, Phoebe Nash, Marianne Russell-Smith, Caroline Silvester, Felicity Williams

Dancers:

Diane Ashley, Melinda Hurd, Sally Macintyre, Margaret Small, Susan Yeates

 

Additional production and

candid backstage photographs of this production by

 

Clive & Carol Richardson

Photographic Products

These photographs by Clive Richardson were taken during the performances and backstage at The Guildhall in Winchester during some of the WAOS productions in the 1970s.  They have been restored and digitally archived by Clive and Carol Richardson and are included by their kind permission on our website here.

Further photographs of other interests of theirs can be found on thier own website: www.carichardson.co.uk

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