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Die Entfuhrung, 14 July 1950

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Fritz Busch

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Belmonte: Richard Holm

Osmin: Endre Koreh

Pedrillo: Murray Dickie

Bassa Selim: Anton Walbrook

Constanze: Ilse Hollweg

Blonde: Alda Noni

Klaas, A Sailor: Michael Hayes

Dumb Slave: David Ashley

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Rolf Gerard

Costume Designer: Rolf Gerard