Auguste Levasseur - Chef De Claqueurs

By Mike Harris.

In the world of 19th-century Parisian Opera, the claqueurs can make or break a performance.

Pay them well - and your opera receives tumultuous applause.

Deny them - and the theatre will ring with cat-calls.

Victor....Stuart Laing

Jacques....Robert Glenister

Auguste Levasseur....Kenneth Cranham

Josette....Ayesha Antoine

Veron....Jonathan Tafler

Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano)

Yuval Zoran (pianist)

Director Clive Brill.

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By Mike Harris.

In the world of 19th-century Parisian Opera, the claqueurs can make or break a performance.

Pay them well - and your opera receives tumultuous applause.

Deny them - and the theatre will ring with cat-calls.

Victor....Stuart Laing

Jacques....Robert Glenister

Auguste Levasseur....Kenneth Cranham

Josette....Ayesha Antoine

Veron....Jonathan Tafler

Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano)

Yuval Zoran (pianist)

Director Clive Brill.