The Rake's Progress (1951)

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Start date: 
11 September 1951
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Production notes: 
Opera. Libretto - W.H. Auden & Chester Kallman, after Hogarth's series of engravings.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Person Role Notes
W. H. Auden Librettist
Igor Stravinsky Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
La Fenice (Venice, Veneto, Italy) 10 September, 1951
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.1 Book library 40 Grove 1980, 18:255ff., 262 / Spears 1963, pp.270ff.

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