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Capriccio, 21 July 1987

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Clemens Krauss & Richard Strauss

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Flamand: David Kuebler

Olivier: Peter Weber

La Roche: Ernst Gutstein

The Countess: Felicity Lott

The Count: Olaf Bar

Clairon: Anne Howells

Italian Tenor: Jean-Luc Viala

Italian Soprano: Fiorella Pediconi

Major Domo: Geoffrey Moses

Monsieur Taupe: Hugues Cuenod

Servant: Patrick Donnelly

Servant: Colin McKerracher

Servant: Alastair Miles

Servant: Howard Milner

Servant: David Owen

Servant: Robert Poulton

Servant: Gerard Quinn

Servant: Christopher Ventris

Dancer: Carol Grant

Dancer: Ian Knowles

Production Team

Original Director: John Cox

Assistant Director: David Edwards

Set Designer: Dennis Lennon

Costume Designer: Martin Battersby

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Choreographer: Pauline Grant

Revival Choreographer: Jenny Weston