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Theodora, 01 June 1996

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Librettist: Thomas Morell

Conductor: William Christie

Orchestra: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment


Valens: Frode Olsen

Didymus: David Daniels

Septimius: Jamie MacDougall

Theodora: Dawn Upshaw

Irene: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Messenger: Michael Hart-Davis

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Sellars

Staff Director: John Ramster

Set Designer: George Tsypin

Costume Designer: Duna Ramicova

Lighting Designer: James F Ingalls