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Die Entfuhrung, 03 June 1961

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Peter Gellhorn

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Belmonte: Heinz Hoppe

Osmin: Mihaly Szekely

Pedrillo: Duncan Robertson

Bassa Selim: Robert Speaight

Constanze: Mattiwilda Dobbs

Blonde: Dorit Hanak

Klaas, A Sailor: Derick Davies

Dumb Slave: Harold Williams

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel