• Antony Hopkins
  • Dr Musikus

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)
  • pf
  • Baritone, Mezzo Soprano, Tenor

Programme Note


This short comic opera for children begins as Dr Musikus, a great composer, is completing the last few bars of his 29th symphony. A reporter calls at the house and the composer ecounts four incidents from hs early life. Then a lady mistakenly comes to the doctor with her medical ailments, which are cured by the power of the music. Finally, the ghosts of Schubert and Bach appear to join in an arrangement of the latter’s ‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’.