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Fidelio, 02 October 1979

The Opera

Venue: Theatre Royal, Norwich

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Librettist: Joseph Sonnleithner & Georg Friedrich Treitschke

Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Jaquino: William Pool

Marzelline: Lynda Russell

Rocco: Roger Bryson

Leonore: Maria Moll

Don Pizarro: Malcolm Donnelly

1st Prisoner: Peter Richfield

2nd Prisoner: Paul Hodges

Florestan: Philip Langridge

Don Fernando: Phillip Bromley

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Revival Producer: Guus Mostart