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Der Schauspieldirektor, 20 July 1957

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Hans Hammelmann and Michael Rose after Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Bryan Balkwill

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Herr Frank: Peter Lagger

Herr Vogelsang: Alexander Young

Mme Herz: Joan Sutherland

Mlle Silberklang: Naida Labay

Herr Buff: Gwyn Griffiths

Servant: Heinz Danziger

Production Team

Original Producer: Anthony Besch

Set Designer: Peter Rice

Costume Designer: Peter Rice