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Capriccio, 30 July 1998

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Clemens Krauss & Richard Strauss

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Flamand: Richard Croft

Olivier: Gerald Finley

La Roche: Victor Von Halem

The Countess: Kiri Te Kanawa

The Count: Rodney Gilfry

Clairon: Kathryn Harries

Italian Tenor: Bonaventura Bottone

Italian Soprano: Jennifer Rhys-Davies

Major Domo: Henry Waddington

Monsieur Taupe: Francis Egerton

Servant: Darrell Babidge

Servant: George Banks-Martin

Servant: Michael Hart-Davis

Servant: Christopher Lemmings

Servant: Richard Mosley-Evans

Servant: Wyn Pencarreg

Servant: Stephen Rooke

Servant: Christopher Saunders

Dancer: Alla Martinkevitch

Dancer: Michael Hodges

Production Team

Original Director: John Cox

Assistant Director: Jacqueline Poppelaars

Set Designer: Dennis Lennon

Costume Designer: Martin Battersby

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Choreographer: Jenny Weston