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Die Zauberflote, 11 June 1978

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Emanuel Schikaneder

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Tamino: Leo Goeke

1st Lady: Mani Mekler

2nd Lady: Patricia Parker

3rd Lady: Nucci Condo

Papageno: Benjamin Luxon

Queen of the Night: Sylvia Greenberg

Monostatos: John Fryatt

Pamina: Isobel Buchanan

1st Boy/Spirit: Kate Flowers

2nd Boy/Spirit: Lindsay John

3rd Boy/Spirit: Elizabeth Stokes

Speaker: Henry Herford

Sarastro: Thomas Thomaschke

Armed Man: Neil McKinnon

Priest: Richard Berkeley-Steele

Priest & Armed Man: John Rath

Papagena: Elisabeth Conquet

Production Team

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Original Producer: John Cox

Associate Producer: Guus Mostart