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Die Lustige Witwe, 18 July 1993

The Opera

Venue: Royal Festival Hall, London

Composer: Franz Lehar

Librettist: Viktor Leon and Leo Stein

Conductor: Franz Welser-Most

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Baron Mirko Zeta: Robert Poulton

Valencienne: Elzbieta Szmytka

Camille De Rosillon: John Aler

Raoul De St Brioche: Rudolf Schasching

Kromow: Stuart MacIntyre

Hanna Glawari: Felicity Lott

Danilo Danilowitsch: Thomas Hampson

Bogdanowitsch: Christopher Parke

Pritschitsch: Howard Quilla Croft

Grisette: Michelle Walton

Njegus (Narrator): Dirk Bogarde

Viscomte Cascada: Kurt Azesberger