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Derived from Ben Jonson's play The Silent Woman
, the plot turns on the search by curmudgeonly old Admiral Sir Morosus for a young wife who will be quiet, as he cannot stand noise. Aminta wife of his nephew Henry who runs a noisy theatre group is put forward as candidate.Performers Stephen Richardson (Sir Morosus), Rebecca de Pont Davies (His Housekeeper), Russell Smythe (The Barber), Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (Henry Morosus), Christine Buffle (Aminta), Kathryn McCusker (Isotta), Katherine Haataja (Carlotta), Wyn Pencarreg (Morbio), Matthew Rose (Vanuzzi), D'Arcy Bleiker (Farfallo).
Music Richard Strauss. Company Garsington Opera. Company Garsington Opera Orchestra. Conductor Elgar Howarth. Director David Fielding. Design David Fielding. Design Andrew Walsh. Lighting Bruno Poet.
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