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Die Zauberflöte

Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder. Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Productions

Royal Opera House, 1983
Royal Opera House, 2008

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Royal Opera House Covent Garden
March 1983
Production: August Everding. Scenery and Costumes: Jürgen Rose.
Lighting: August Everding and Bill McGee. Conductor: Colin Davis.

Saturday Evening 26 March 1983 programme cast
221st performance at ROH
CharacterPlayed By
Tamino, a foreign PrinceStuart Burrows
First LadyAnne Evans
Second LadyDiana Montague
Third Lady, attendants on the Queen of the NightElizabeth Bainbridge
Papageno, a bird-catcherHermann Prey
Queen of the NightZdzislawa Donat
First SlaveJohn Herrington
Second SlaveJohn Atterbury
Third SlaveHywel Jones
Monostatos, a MoorRobert Tear
Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the NightLucia Popp
Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the NightYvonne Kenny
28 March
First BoyJason Hughes
Second BoyAdam Musikant
Third BoyIvo Martinez
Speaker of the Temple, an old priestGünter Reich
Sarastro, priest and ruler of the Temple of the SunGwynne Howell
First PriestJohn Dobson
Second PriestHans Kollman
Third PriestIain Sinclair
Fourth PriestRobert Lankesheer
PapagenaElizabeth Gale
First Man in ArmourAlberto Remedios
Second Man in ArmourMatthew Best
The Royal Opera ChorusChorus Master: John McCarthy
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera HouseLeader: John Brown

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Royal Opera House
28, 31 January, 2, 5, 7, 8, 13, 22, 23 (mat), 26, 27 February, 1 March 2008
Conductors: Roland Boer (28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 7, 8, 13, 22, 23(mat) Feb), David Syrus (26, 27 Feb, 1 Mar)
Original Production: David McVicar. Revival Director: Lee Blakeley.
Designs: John Macfarlane. Lighting Design: Paule Constable.
Movement Director: Leah Hausman. Chorus Director: Renato Balsadonna.
Concert Master: Peter Manning.

CharacterPlayed By
TaminoChristoph Strehl
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
TaminoPavol Breslik
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
First LadyAnna Leese
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
First LadyAnita Watson
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
Second LadyLiora Grodnikaite
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Second LadyMonika-Evelin Liiv
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
Third LadyGaynor Keeble
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Third LadyElizabeth Sikora
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
PapagenoSimon Keenlyside
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 22, 23 Feb
PapagenoChristopher Maltman
7, 13, 26, 27 Feb, 1 Mar
Queen of the NightErika Miklósa
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Queen of the NightAnna-Kristiina Kaappola
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
MonostatosJohn Graham-Hall
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
MonostatosAdrian Thompson
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
PaminaGenia Kühmeier
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
PaminaKate Royal
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
First BoyAndrew Mott
28 Jan, 2, 7, 13, 23, 27 Feb
First BoyCharlie Manton
31 Jan, 5, 8, 22, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Second BoyNick Hampson
28 Jan, 2, 7, 13, 23, 27 Feb
Second BoyChristian Kopieczek
31 Jan, 5, 8, 22, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Third BoyThomas Pinsker
28 Jan, 2, 7, 13, 23, 27 Feb
Third BoyDeclan Hall
31 Jan, 5, 8, 22, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Speaker of the TempleThomas Allen
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8, 23, 26 Feb, 1 Mar
Speaker of the TempleRobert Lloyd
7, 13, 22, 27 Feb
SarastroStephen Milling
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 22, 23, 26, 27 Feb
SarastroHans-Peter König
7, 8, 13 Feb, 1 Mar
First PriestHarry Nicoll
Second PriestDonald Maxwell
PapagenaKishani Jayasinghe
First Man in ArmourRobert Chafin
28, 31 Jan, 2, 5, 8 Feb
First Man in ArmourAndrew Staples
7, 13, 22, 23, 26, 27 Feb, 1 Mar
Second Man in ArmourVuyani Mlinde

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