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Die Entfuhrung, 17 August 1980

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Gustav Kuhn

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Belmonte: Ryland Davies

Osmin: Willard White

Pedrillo: James Hoback

Bassa Selim: Joachim Bissmeier

Constanze: Valerie Masterson

Blonde: Lillian Watson

Dumb Slave: Ronnold Caine

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Wood

Associate Producer: Guus Mostart

Set Designer: William Dudley

Costume Designer: William Dudley

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Associate Lighting Designer: Bill Burgess