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Die Entfuhrung, 28 July 1957

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner adapted by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie

Conductor: Paul Sacher

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Belmonte: Ernst Haefliger

Osmin: Mihaly Szekely

Pedrillo: Kevin Miller

Bassa Selim: Leo Bieber

Constanze: Wilma Lipp

Blonde: Rosl Schwaiger

Klaas, A Sailor: James Atkins

Dumb Slave: Harold Williams

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel