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Theodora, 08 August 1997

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Librettist: Thomas Morell

Conductor: Daniel Beckwith

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Valens: Jonathan Best

Didymus: Daniel Taylor

Septimius: Paul Nilon

Theodora: Joan Rodgers

Irene: Jean Rigby

Messenger: Robert Millner

Production Team

Original Director: Peter Sellars

Revival Director: John Ramster

Revival Director: Olivia Fuchs

Set Designer: George Tsypin

Costume Designer: Duna Ramicova

Lighting Designer: James F Ingalls