The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast

Major Domo: David Franklin

Lackey: Dennis Wicks

Officer: John Carolan

Composer: Sena Jurinac

Bacchus: Richard Lewis

Wig-Maker: Gwyn Griffiths

Zerbinetta: Mattiwilda Dobbs

Ariadne: Dorothy Dow

Dancing Master: Murray Dickie

Harlekin: Kurt Gester

Scaramuccio: Alexander Young

Brighella: Murray Dickie

Truffaldin: Fritz Ollendorff

Naiade: Edna Graham

Dryade: Marjorie Thomas

Echo: April Cantelo

Music Master: Sesto Bruscantini

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel