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Capriccio, 21 July 1976

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Clemens Krauss & Richard Strauss

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Flamand: Ryland Davies

Olivier: Dale Duesing

La Roche: Marius Rintzler

The Countess: Elisabeth Soderstrom

The Count: Hakan Hagegard

Clairon: Kerstin Meyer

Italian Tenor: Ricardo Cassinelli

Italian Soprano: Eugenia Ratti

Major Domo: Thomas Lawlor

Monsieur Taupe: Hugues Cuenod

Servant: Robin Leggate

Servant: Richard Robson

Servant: Neil McKinnon

Servant: Anthony Smith

Servant: Paul Nemeer

Servant: Bonaventura Bottone

Servant: Philip Griffiths

Servant: John Michael Flanagan

Dancer: Carol Grant

Dancer: Alexander Milaw

Production Team

Set Designer: Dennis Lennon

Costume Designer: Martin Battersby

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Choreographer: Pauline Grant

Original Producer: John Cox