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Capriccio, 12 July 1964

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Clemens Krauss & Richard Strauss

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Flamand: Horst Wilhelm

Olivier: Raymond Wolansky

La Roche: Derick Davies

The Countess: Elisabeth Soderstrom

The Count: George Fortune

Clairon: Sona Cervena

Italian Tenor: Amadeo Casanovas

Italian Soprano: Alberta Valentini

Major Domo: Stafford Dean

Monsieur Taupe: Hugues Cuenod

Servant: Dennis Brandt

Servant: Minoo Golvala

Servant: Philip Langridge

Servant: Bruce Lochtie

Servant: Heinz Danziger

Servant: Brian Donlan

Servant: Emyr Green

Servant: Lawrence Richard

Dancer: Valerie Davie

Dancer: Robert Harrold

Production Team

Set Designer: Dennis Lennon

Costume Designer: Anthony Powell

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Choreographer: Robert Harrold

Original Producer: Gunther Rennert

Assistant Producer: Dennis Maunder