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Die Entfuhrung, 27 June 1937

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Fritz Busch

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra


Belmonte: Eric Starling

Osmin: Herbert Alsen

Pedrillo: Heddle Nash

Bassa Selim: Carl Ebert

Constanze: Margherita Perras

Blonde: Irene Eisinger

Klaas, A Sailor: Fergus Dunlop

Dumb Slave: Joseph Childs

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Hamish Wilson

Costume Designer: Ann Litherland