• Malcolm Arnold
  • The Open Window (1956)

  • Novello and Co. Ltd. (Third Party) (World)
  • 10111000perchpstr
  • 2 sopranos, mezzo soprano, tenor, 2 baritones
  • 22 min
  • Malcolm Arnold
  • Sydney Gilliat based on story by Saki (H.H. Munro)

Programme Note

Cast:

VERA (a young girl) - soprano
THE MAID - soprano
MRS SAPPLETON (Vera's aunt) - mezzo soprano
MR NUTTEL - tenor
EDWARD (Mr Sappleton) - baritone
JACK (Mrs Sappleton's brother) - baritone

The scene is a pleasant drawing room of a small manor house in the country. The time, the present, on a sunny afternoon in October.

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