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Fidelio, 29 July 1981

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Librettist: Joseph Sonnleithner & Georg Friedrich Treitschke

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Jaquino: Patrick Power

Marzelline: Elizabeth Gale

Rocco: Curt Appelgren

Leonore: Josephine Barstow

Don Pizarro: Malcolm Donnelly

1st Prisoner: David Johnston

2nd Prisoner: Roger Bryson

Florestan: Anton de Ridder

Don Fernando: Roderick Kennedy

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: John Bury

Revival Producer: Guus Mostart