The Double Bass


The play is about an orchestral bass player in his mid-thirties, and his music and instrument in relation to his private life, ambitions, hopes and frustrations.


Written by: Patrick Süsskind
Director: Joanne Leitner
Performed by: Peter Scollin

Duration: 90 Minutes

Premiered at the 1988 Adelaide Fringe Festival
15 Performances (1988)

THE NEWS, 02.02.1988

"Scollin's conduct as a professional musician in a regional German orchestra was inspiring. The audience hung on for every stolen thought and rewarded Peter with a full house and thunderous applause at the end."

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