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A memorable distillation of the Faust legend. A soldier returning home meets the Devil and swaps his violin (his soul) for a book that allegedly holds the key to wealth and success.

Music Stravinsky.

Archive listings for The Soldier's Tale

Work type: Opera or Operetta.


Company Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
23 Nov 07Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L462551587
16 Nov 07 to 17 Nov 07The Tron, Glasgow :: V622
listing details L175832805
18 Jun 05Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough :: V949
listing details L02000616662
17 Jun 05Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
listing details L1107904497


Concert performanceCompany London Sinfonietta. Conductor Diego Masson. Performer Willard White (narrator).
29 Jul 06Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L0624951136


This new Arabic/English translation of The Soldier's Tale will premiere in Baghdad this autumn prior to its West End opening, and in order to reach as wide an audience as possible the company will tour to Paris, Berlin and New York.Producer Motion Group. Producer National Theatre of Iraq. Producer Old Vic. Translation Abdul Karim Kasid. Translation Rebecca Lenkiewicz. Translation Jeremy Sams. Director Andrew Steggall. Conductor Robin O'Neill. Music Ahmed Mukhtar (additional Iraqi and Arabic music). Design Jon Bausor. Lighting Paule Constable. Lighting Jon Clark. Sound Christopher Shutt. Performer Julian Glover. Performer Shakir Hassan Zamil (musician). Performer Sattar Al Saadi (musician). Performer Alaa Rasheed. Performer Falaah Al Fayeh. Performer Dhiaa Al Ouda. Performer Martin Marquez. Performer Ciaran McMenamin.
26 Jan 06 to 4 Feb 06Old Vic Theatre, West End :: V402
listing details L02110526647
21 Nov 05Old Vic Theatre, West End :: V402
listing details L1027969969


In this production, the award winning violinist [Anthony Marwood] will perform the role of the Soldier for the first time in the UK, and [Dric Tessier-Lavigne] - long time principle performer with the [Lindsay Kemp Company] - will play the Devil and dancer [Mikah Smillie] is the Princess.Company Hebrides Ensemble and Van Dyk and Company. Director Lawrence Evans. Conductor William Conway. Performer Anthony Marwood (Soldier). Performer Eric Tessier-Lavigne (The Devil). Performer Mikah Smillie (Princess).
3 Dec 02Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh :: V605
listing details L01058535398

Other listings

8 May 13Epstein Theatre (formerly Neptune Theatre), Liverpool :: V537
listing details L01964853241
1 May 03Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (WCMD)/Raymond Edwards Building/Anthony Hopkins Centre, Cardiff :: V01146970443
listing details L737889352

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