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Capriccio, 21 October 1976

The Opera

Venue: Gaumont Theatre, Southampton

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Clemens Krauss & Richard Strauss

Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Flamand: Richard Berkeley-Steele

Olivier: Richard Jackson

La Roche: Malcolm King

The Countess: Felicity Lott

The Count: Ian Caddy

Clairon: Phyllis Cannan

Italian Tenor: Eduardo Velazco

Italian Soprano: Catherine McCord

Major Domo: John Rea

Monsieur Taupe: Adrian Scott

Servant: Nigel Robson

Servant: Richard Robson

Servant: Neil McKinnon

Servant: Paul Nemeer

Servant: Brian Donlan

Servant: Bonaventura Bottone

Servant: Peter Richfield

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