A Journey Through The Rake's Progress

An original film by Blackheath Halls Opera

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SAT 3 OCT 7.30pm | Online via Blackheath Halls YouTube & Facebook

Director | James Hurley
Musical Director | Christopher Stark
Lighting Director | Ben Pickersgill
Designer | Elliott Squire

Cast
Tom Rakewell | Nicky Spence
Nick Shadow | Ashley Riches
Anne Truelove | Francesca Chiejina
Sellem | James Way
Baba The Turk | Kitty Whately
Mother Goose | Carolyn Williamson

Blackheath Halls Orchestra
Blackheath Halls Chorus
Royal Greenwich and Blackheath Halls Youth Choir


Reunited online and via performances filmed at Blackheath Halls, Blackheath Halls Opera present the film première of a musical journey through Igor Stravinsky's Faustian opera, The Rake's Progress.

Loosely based on a series of paintings of the same name by William Hogarth, A Rake's Progress tells the story of Tom Rakewell's misadventures with Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the Devil.

The musical film is a shortened version of the opera with a wealth of musical talent from the professional opera stage performing alongside amateur singers and musicians in the true spirit of the annual Blackheath Halls Community Opera.

Running Time: 30mins

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The video will remain on both these online channels for all to enjoy in case you miss the première on the night!

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