Performed in English
Le docteur Miracle is an opérette in one act based on Sheridan’s play Saint Patrick’s Day. Bizet wrote the work when he was just 18 years old for a competition organised by Jacques Offenbach. The premiere took place Paris on 9 April 1857.
Performed in German with English dialogue
Der Schauspieldirektor is a comic singspiel, written on the imperial command of the Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II who had invited 80 guests to a private luncheon. It is a parody on the vanity of singers, who argue over status and pay.
Conductor Olivia Clarke
Director Paola Cuffolo
at the Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, Glasgow G20 7EL
performed August 2016 – Opening Season
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Cast: Doctor Miracle
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