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Der Rosenkavalier, 26 June 1959

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Conductor: Leopold Ludwig

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Octavian: Elisabeth Soderstrom

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: John Dobson

Landlord: Duncan Robertson

Police Inspector: Hervey Alan

Notary: Derick Davies

Milliner: Brenda Stanley

Animal Seller: David Barrett

Leopold: Frederick Westcott

Mohammed: Lynn Corbyn

Noble Orphan: Catherine Wilson

Lackey: George Macpherson

Ochs' Servant: Harold Williams

Noble Widow: Evelyn Turner-Inman

Boots: Julian Moyle

Waiter: Griffith Lewis

Lackey: Walter Kavan

Lackey: Terence Conoley

Lackey: James Armstrong

Noble Orphan: Elizabeth Rust

Noble Orphan: Mona Ross

Ochs' Servant: Dennis Wicks

Ochs' Servant: Heinz Danziger

Waiter: Desmond Verini

Waiter: Derick Davies

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel