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Idomeneo, 24 July 1964

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Giambattista Varesco

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Ilia: Gundula Janowitz

Idamante: Luciano Pavarotti

Electra: Enriqueta Tarres

Idomeneo: Richard Lewis

Arbace: Neilson Taylor

High Priest: David Hughes

Voice Of Neptune: Dennis Wicks

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Revival Producer: Peter Ebert