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Elegy For Young Lovers, 01 August 1961

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Hans Werner Henze

Librettist: WH Auden & Chester Kallman

Conductor: Hans Werner Henze

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Hilda Mack: Dorothy Dorow

Carolina: Kerstin Meyer

Dr Reischmann: Thomas Hemsley

Toni Reischmann: Andre Turp

Gregor Mittenhofer: Carlos Alexander

Elizabeth Zimmer: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Josef Mauer: John Kentish

Production Team

Original Producer: Gunther Rennert

Set Designer: Lila De Nobili

Costume Designer: Lila De Nobili