A Soldier's Tale — by Igor Stravinsky


  • Pascal Hall 86 Pascal Avenue Rockport, ME 04856 United States

A soldier, returning home from war, chances upon a stranger who offers to buy his violin, the stranger is none other than the devil. This Stravinsky musical piece for seven instruments with words by the poet Ramuz is typically performed by three actors, one or several dancers and a septet. Our production features three actors, five dancers and the septet.

Histoire du Soldat by Igor Stravinsky and C.F. Ramuz
Directed by David Troup
Choreography: Hanna DeHoff
Conducted by Janna Hymes
Music performed by: Maine Pro Musica
Lighting design: Tom Sadowski
Costume design: Jessica Manbeck

Cast:
Narrator: Paul Hodgson
Soldier: Scott Anthony Smith
Devil: Jennifer Hodgson
Princess: Shana Blooomstein
Dancers: Taylor Evans, Caitlin Schick, Katie Thompson, Kristi Williamson

Orchestra
Violin: Dean Stein
Clarinet: Eric Thomas
Bassoon: Wren Saunders
Trumpet: Bill Whitener
Trombone: Sebastian Jerosch
Bass: Nate Martin
Percussion: Nancy Rowe