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Die Zauberflote, 22 June 1980

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Emanuel Schikaneder

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Tamino: Ryland Davies

1st Lady: Catherine McCord

2nd Lady: Maria Moll

3rd Lady: Fiona Kimm

Papageno: Stephen Dickson

Queen of the Night: Rita Shane

Monostatos: Francis Egerton

Pamina: Norma Burrowes

1st Boy/Spirit: Deborah Rees

2nd Boy/Spirit: Yvonne Lea

3rd Boy/Spirit: Jane Findlay

Speaker: Willard White

Sarastro: Thomas Thomaschke

Priest: Hugh Hetherington

Armed Man: Mark Curtis

Armed Man: Roger Bryson

Papagena: Meryl Drower

Production Team

Set Designer: David Hockney

Costume Designer: David Hockney

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Original Producer: John Cox

Assistant Producer: Guus Mostart