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Die Zauberflote, 17 October 1978

The Opera

Venue: New Theatre, Oxford

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Emanuel Schikaneder

Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Tamino: Richard Berkeley-Steele

1st Lady: Patricia Richards

2nd Lady: Elizabeth Stokes

3rd Lady: Fiona Kimm

Papageno: Richard Jackson

Queen of the Night: Lynda Russell

Monostatos: Armistead Wilkinson

Pamina: Helen Walker

1st Boy/Spirit: Roslyn Riley

2nd Boy/Spirit: Lindsay John

3rd Boy/Spirit: Jane Findlay

Speaker: Henry Herford

Sarastro: Willard White

Armed Man: Neil McKinnon

Priest: Adrian Thompson

Priest & Armed Man: Roger Bryson

Papagena: Fiona Dobie

Production Team

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Original Producer: John Cox

Revival Producer: Guus Mostart