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Capriccio, 03 August 1990

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Clemens Krauss & Richard Strauss

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Flamand: David Kuebler

Olivier: Dale Duesing

La Roche: Ernst Gutstein

The Countess: Felicity Lott

The Count: Jeffrey Black

Clairon: Brigitte Fassbander

Italian Tenor: Bonaventura Bottone

Italian Soprano: Marta Taddei

Major Domo: Robert Hayward

Monsieur Taupe: Francis Egerton

Servant: Nicolas Cavallier

Servant: Iain Paton

Servant: Philip Sheffield

Servant: Andrew Slater

Servant: Christopher Thornton-Holmes

Servant: Jonathan Veira

Servant: Christopher Ventris

Servant: Andrew Yeats

Dancer: Carol Grant

Dancer: Ian MacKenzie-Stewart

Production Team

Original Director: John Cox

Associate Director: David Edwards

Set Designer: Dennis Lennon

Costume Designer: Martin Battersby

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Choreographer: Jenny Weston