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Theodora, 29 August 2003

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Librettist: Thomas Morell

Conductor: Harry Bicket

Orchestra: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment


Valens: Henry Waddington

Didymus: Robin Blaze

Septimius: Jeremy Ovenden

Theodora: Susan Gritton

Irene: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Messenger: James Elliott

Production Team

Set Designer: George Tsypin

Costume Designer: Duna Ramicova

Lighting Designer: James F Ingalls

Original Producer: Peter Sellars

Chorus Master: Bernard McDonald

Assistant Producer: John Ramster