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Werther, 29 May 1969

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Jules Massenet

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

Conductor: Myer Fredman

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Werther: Jean Brazzi

Albert: Peter Gottlieb

Bailiff: Stafford Dean

Schmidt: Hugues Cuenod

Johann: Richard Van Allan

Charlotte: Josephine Veasey

Sophie: Annon Lee Silver

Bailiff's Child: Brian Thornton

Bailiff's Child: Elizabeth Brice

Bailiff's Child: Celia Cross

Bailiff's Child: Jacqueline Godfrey

Bailiff's Child: Terry Dibley

Bailiff's Child: Patrick Murray

Production Team

Original Producer: Michael Redgrave

Set Designer: Henry Bardon

Costume Designer: David Walker

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid