Our Archive

The Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Der Rosenkavalier, 10 June 1960

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Conductor: Leopold Ludwig

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast

Octavian: Regina Sarfaty

The Feldmarschallin: Regine Crespin

Major Domo: Duncan Robertson

Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau: Oscar Czerwenka

Valzacchi: John Kentish

Annina: Nancy Evans

Singer: William McAlpine

Herr von Faninal: Willy Ferenz

Mistress Marianne Leitmetzerin: Elizabeth Crook

Sophie: Anneliese Rothenberger

Major Domo to Faninal: Gerald English

Landlord: Duncan Robertson

Police Inspector: Hervey Alan

Notary: Derick Davies

Milliner: Joan Hadland

Animal Seller: David Barrett

Leopold: Frederick Westcott

Mohammed: Lynn Corbyn

Noble Orphan: Elizabeth Rust

Lackey: Bernard Turgeon

Ochs' Servant: Harold Williams

Noble Widow: Evelyn Turner-Inman

Boots: Heinz Danziger

Waiter: Griffith Lewis

Lackey: James Armstrong

Lackey: Terence Conoley

Lackey: George Macpherson

Noble Orphan: Pearl Berridge

Noble Orphan: Elizabeth Bainbridge

Ochs' Servant: Heinz Danziger

Ochs' Servant: Dennis Wicks

Waiter: Desmond Verini

Waiter: Derick Davies

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel

Revival Producer: Richard Doubleday