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Matrinu's last major work and only tragic opera. Based on the book by Nikos Kazantzakis, Christ Recrucified
. A group of Greek villagers perform a passion play and slowly grow into the roles that they are portraying leading to a clash with a group of dispossessed refugees. Sung in English.Performers Jorma Silvasti (Monolios), Marie McLaughlin (Katerina), Gregory Yurisich (Grigoris), Gwynne Howell (Fotis), Timothy Robinson (Yannakos), Robin Leggate (Panais), Jeremy White (Archon), Peter Auty (Michelis), Roderick Earle (Kostandis), Peter Wedd (Nikolio), Alasdair Elliott (Andonis), Jenny Grahn (Lenio), Elizabeth Sikora (Old Woman), Grant Dickson (Old Refugee), Richard Angas (Aga), Terry Jenkins (Schoolmaster).
Music Martinu. Company Royal Opera. Director David Pountney. Design Stefanos Lazaridis. Costume Marie-Jeanne Lecca. Conductor Charles Mackerras. Lighting Davy Cunningham.
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