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Die Entfuhrung, 21 March 1969

The Opera

Venue: Opera House, Manchester

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery

Orchestra: Northern Sinfonia Orchestra


Belmonte: Kenneth Bowen

Osmin: Richard Van Allan

Pedrillo: Alexander Oliver

Bassa Selim: Otakar Kraus

Constanze: Mary O'Brien

Blonde: Annon Lee Silver

Klaas, A Sailor: Anthony Bremner

Dumb Slave: Harold Williams

Production Team

Original Producer: Franco Enriquez

Set Designer: Emanuele Luzzati

Costume Designer: Emanuele Luzzati

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Revival Producer: Geoffrey Connor