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Idomeneo, 21 July 1985

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Giambattista Varesco

Conductor: Simon Rattle

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Ilia: Yvonne Kenny

Idamante: John Aler

Electra: Helen Walker

Idomeneo: Philip Langridge

Arbace: David Johnston

High Priest: Anthony Roden

Voice Of Neptune: Geoffrey Moses

Production Team

Original Producer: Trevor Nunn

Staff Director: Robert Carsen

Set Designer: John Napier

Costume Designer: John Napier

Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Choreographer: Malcolm Goddard