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The Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Die Entfuhrung, 16 August 1956

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Belmonte: Ernst Haefliger

Constanze: Mattiwilda Dobbs

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel