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Theodora, 24 October 2003

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Librettist: Thomas Morell

Conductor: Emmanuelle Haim

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Touring Opera Orchestra


Valens: Henry Waddington

Didymus: Stephen Wallace

Septimius: Paul Nilon

Theodora: Anne-Lise Sollied

Irene: Christine Rice

Messenger: Peter Haydn Ferris

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Sellars

Assistant Producer: Clare Whistler

Set Designer: George Tsypin

Costume Designer: Duna Ramicova

Lighting Designer: James F Ingalls

Revival Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Chorus Master: Bernard McDonald

Assistant Producer: Daniel Farncombe