PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS
 Sappho  
  ACT 1  
1 Overture 3:43
  Scene 1  
2 'Hurry, Joy, hurry!'... 'Is your lady up? 4:14
  Chloe, Joy, Doris, Diomedes, Minos  
3 'Now, at last you are here' 6:13
  Minos, Sappho  
4 Aria - Sappho: 'My sleep if fragile like an eggshell is' 4:17
  Sappho, Minos  
5 'Minos!' 5:14
  Kreon, Minos, Sappho  
6 'So, Phaon's back' 3:19
  Minos, Sappho, Phaon  
7 Aria - Phaon: 'It must have seemed like that to them' 4:33
  Phaon, Minos, Sappho  
8 'Phaon, how is it Kreon did not ask you to stay' 2:24
  Sappho, Phaon, Minos  
   
  Scene 2 - 'The Symposium'  
9 Introduction... 'Phaon has become much thinner'... 6:22
  Song with Chorus: The Nymph in the Fountain Minos, Sappho, Chorus  
10 'Boy! Bring us the laurel!'... 'What are the fortunes of the world we live in?' 4:59
  Diomedes, Sappho, Minos, Kreon, Phaon, Alexandrian, Chorus  
11 'Wait, her me first!'... The Epigram Contest 2:55
  The Epigram Contest Minos, Diomedes, Sappho, Chorus  
12 'Sappho! Sappho!'... 'If death be noble' 3:56
  Sappho, Chorus  
13 'Ah, it is you' 6:27
  Phaon, Sappho  
14 Duet: 'Nay, but always and forever' 2:45
  Sappho, Phaon  
   
  ACT 2  
  Scene 3  
15 Introduction... 'What are you making?... 'Here's Minos coming!' 4:47
  Sappho, Phaon, Minos  
16 Chorus: 'Hail to Pittakos!' 1:34
  Phaon, Minos, Chorus  
   
  Scene 4  
17 'Sea begotten heroes' 3:54
  Chorus  
18 'Admit it now'... 'Now, where is this brother of mine' 5:31
  Sappho, Pittakos, Kreon, Phaon  
19 'Ah, here you are at last' 6:37
  Pittakos, Sappho  
20 Aria - Pittakos: 'You think I do not feel'... 'Sappho! Sappho!' 4:29
  Pittakos, Sappho, Minos  
   
  ACT 3  
  Scene 5  
21 'Diomedes, oh Diomedes, what have you done?' 5:31
  Sappho, Diomedes  
22 'Sleep now' 3:26
  Sappho, Diomedes  
   
  Scene 6  
23 'Priestess of the Oracle'... Invocation 3:49
  Sappho, Priestess, Chorus  
24 Kreon's confession: 'Oh Mask!' 5:52
  Kreon, Sappho, Chorus  
   
  Scene 7  
25 Introduction 1:27
26 'The voting must be over' 6:30
  Minos, Sappho  
27 Aria - Minos: 'I am very tired' 1:51
  Minos, Sappho  
28 The Verdict: 'Sappho! Sappho! It is exile' 4:24
  Pittakos, Sappho, Minos  
29 Monologue: 'Now everything is silence and remoteness' 7:08
  Sappho  
   
   
  CAST  
  'Sappho'  
 Deborah Polaski - (soprano)
  'Phaon'  
 Martin Homrich - (tenor)
  'Pittakos'  
 Scott MacAllister - (tenor)
  'Diomedes'  
 Roman Trekel - (baritone)
  'Minos'  
 Wolfgang Koch - (bass-baritone)
  'Kreon'  
 John Tomlinson - (bass)
  'Chloe/Priestess'  
 Jacquelyn Wagner - (soprano)
  'Joy'  
 Bettina Jensen - (soprano)
  'Doris'  
 Maria Markina - (mezzo soprano)
  'Alexandrian'  
 Laurence Meikle - (baritone)
   
 Jennifer Condon