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Fidelio, 18 October 1983

The Opera

Venue: Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Librettist: Joseph Sonnleithner & Georg Friedrich Treitschke

Conductor: Jane Glover

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta


Jaquino: Mark Curtis

Marzelline: Faith Elliott

Rocco: Roderick Kennedy

Leonore: Elizabeth Vaughan

Don Pizarro: Michael Rippon

1st Prisoner: James Anderson

2nd Prisoner: Paul Parfitt

Florestan: Rowland Sidwell

Don Fernando: Matthew Best

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Revival Producer: Stefan Janski