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Die Zauberflote, 16 August 1973

The Opera

Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Emanuel Schikaneder

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Tamino: George Shirley

1st Lady: Linda Esther Gray

2nd Lady: Doreen Cryer

3rd Lady: Enid Hartle

Papageno: Thomas Allen

Queen of the Night: Edita Gruberova

Monostatos: Brian Burrows

Pamina: Sheila Armstrong

1st Boy/Spirit: Joy Roberts

2nd Boy/Spirit: Annabel Hunt

3rd Boy/Spirit: Susan Lees

Speaker: Michael Rippon

Sarastro: Manfred Schenk

Priest & Armed Man: John Tomlinson

Priest & Armed Man: Anthony Roden

Papagena: Elizabeth Gale

Production Team

Chorus Master: Peter Robinson