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Die Entfuhrung, 12 June 1972

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Belmonte: Horst Laubenthal

Osmin: Marius Rintzler

Pedrillo: Kimmo Lappalainen

Bassa Selim: Richard Van Allan

Constanze: Sylvia Geszty

Blonde: Daniele Perriers

Klaas, A Sailor: Anthony Bremner

Dumb Slave: Edward Sadler

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Set Designer: Emanuele Luzzati

Costume Designer: Emanuele Luzzati

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan