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Die Entfuhrung, 15 June 1956

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Paul Sacher

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast

Osmin: Arnold Van Mill

Pedrillo: Kevin Miller

Bassa Selim: Leo Bieber

Constanze: Mattiwilda Dobbs

Blonde: Lisa Otto

Klaas, A Sailor: James Atkins

Dumb Slave: Harold Williams

Belmonte: Ernst Haefliger

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel