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Werther, 15 April 1970

The Opera

Venue: Kings Theatre, Southsea

Composer: Jules Massenet

Librettist: E Blau, P Millier and G Hartmann after Goethe.

Conductor: Myer Fredman

Orchestra: Northern Sinfonia Orchestra


Werther: David Hughes

Albert: William Elvin

Bailiff: Brian Donlan

Schmidt: Terry Jenkins

Johann: Gavin Walton

Charlotte: Yvonne Fuller

Sophie: Wendy Eathorne

Production Team

Original Producer: Michael Redgrave

Staff Director: Geoffrey Gilbertson

Set Designer: Henry Bardon

Costume Designer: David Walker

Revival Producer: Michael Redgrave