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Idomeneo, 24 May 1974

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Giambattista Varesco

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Idamante: Kimmo Lappalainen

Electra: Krystyna Kujawinska

Idomeneo: George Shirley

Arbace: Alexander Oliver

High Priest: John Fryatt

Voice Of Neptune: Dennis Wicks

Ilia: Glenys Fowles

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Set Designer: Roger Butlin

Costume Designer: Roger Butlin

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan