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Der Rosenkavalier

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Conductor
Henry Holt

Associate Conductor/
Music Administrator

Frank Fetta

Stage Director
Dr. Hans Hartleb

Set Designer
Miguel Romero

Lighting Designer
Russell Pyle

Costume Designer
Steven B. Feldman

Chorus Director
Jeannine Wagner

Wigs & Makeup Designer
Larry Cannon

Der Rosenkavalier
First performance
Royal Opera House, Dresden
January 26, 1911

Los Angeles Opera Theater
Performance Dates:
October 13, 16, 18, 20, 1984
Wilshire Ebell Theater,
Los Angeles, California

 

Der Rosenkavalier

A Comic Opera in Three Acts
Music by Richard Strauss, Opus 59

Libretto in German by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
English text by John Gutman
(by arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.)

with
Los Angeles Opera Theater Opera Orchestra

 
CAST
 
Princess von Werdenberg,
      the Feldmarschallin
  Winifred Faix Brown
Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau Eric Garrett
Octavian, a young nobleman Susan Quittmeyer
Faninal, a nouveau riche John Fiorito
Sophie, his daughter Cheryl Parrish
Marianne, her duenna Joan Zajac
Valzacchi, an Italian intriguer Gabriel Reoyo
Annina, his accomplice Adrienne Leonetti
A Police Commissioner Michael Gallup
Major Domo of the Marschallin Steven Williams
Major Domo of Faninal Walter Dixon
An Attorney Michael Gallup
A landlord Aurelio Viscarra
A Singer Jeffrey Stamm
A Milliner Rosemary Scott
An Animal Seller Ivan Janer

Mohammet, the Marschallin's child servant.
A hairdresser, kitchen staff, a widow, children, guests, townspeople,
musicians, intriguers, footmen, waiters, servants.

In Vienna, during the reign of Empress Maria Theresa.

 
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