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Fidelio, 02 June 1963

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Librettist: Joseph Sonnleithner & Georg Friedrich Treitschke

Conductor: Bryan Balkwill

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Jaquino: Duncan Robertson

Marzelline: April Cantelo

Rocco: Victor de Narke

Leonore: Gre Brouwenstijn

Don Pizarro: Herbert Fliether

1st Prisoner: John Kentish

2nd Prisoner: Derick Davies

Florestan: Richard Lewis

Don Fernando: Benno Kusche

Production Team

Original Producer: Gunther Rennert

Staff Director: John Cox

Set Designer: Ita Maximowna

Costume Designer: Ita Maximowna

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid