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Der Freischutz, 16 September 1975

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Carl Maria von Weber

Librettist: Johann Friedrich Kind

Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Kilian: John Rawnsley

Max: Raymond Gibbs

Cuno: Brian Donlan

Caspar: Malcolm King

Samiel: Brian Holmes

Agathe: Linda Esther Gray

Ann: Elizabeth Gale

Prince Ottakar: Peter Knapp

A Hermit: Thomas Lawlor

Bridesmaid: Elisabeth Burnett

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Set Designer: John Fraser

Costume Designer: John Fraser

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Choreographer: Anthony Bremner