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Die Zauberflote, 25 July 1966

The Opera

Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Emanuel Schikaneder

Conductor: Hans Gierster

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Tamino: George Shirley

1st Lady: Margaret Kingsley

2nd Lady: Anne Pashley

3rd Lady: Ann Cooper

Papageno: Heinz Blankenburg

Queen of the Night: Rae Woodland

Monostatos: Hugues Cuenod

Pamina: Arlene Saunders

1st Boy/Spirit: Annon Lee Silver

2nd Boy/Spirit: Anne Howells

3rd Boy/Spirit: Janet Kenny

Speaker: Thomas Hemsley

Sarastro: Victor de Narke

Priest & Armed Man: Ryland Davies

Priest & Armed Man: Richard Van Allan

Papagena: Sheila Armstrong

Production Team

Chorus Master: Myer Fredman