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The Saturday Alternative: Arabella

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Glyndebourne presents
JOHN cox's production of RICHARD STRAUSS 'S opera in three acts with a libretto by HUGO VON HOFMANNSTHAL conducted by Bernard Haitink
Conceived as a successor to Der Rosenkavalier,
Arabella was Strauss's last collaboration with his favourite librettist von
Hoftnannsthal. A charming, sentimental comedy, it is set in the Vienna of 1860 and tells of a girl's romantic meeting with 'the right man'. Act 1: The Salon of Waldner's Apartment
Act 2: The Ante-room to the Ballroom
Act 3: The Hotel Lobby
Glyndebourne Chorus director JANE GLOVER London Philharmonic
Orchestra, leader DAVID NOLAN Introduced by John Warrack Designer JULIA TREVELYAN OMAN English subtitles by GILLIAN WIDDICOMBE
Presented for television by JOHN VERNON
(Glyndebourne production staged with the support of John Player & Sons) A Simultaneous Broadcast with Radio 3. For the best effect, viewers with stereo Radio 3 should turn off
TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a fewfeetaway.Stereoheadphones provide a suitable alternative.
• FEATURE: page 13

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Director: Jane Glover
Leader: David Nolan
Introduced By: John Warrack
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Television By: John Vernon
Arabella: Ashley Putnam
Mandryka: John Brocheler
Zdenka: Gianna Rolandi
Matteo: Keith Lewis
Graf Waldner: Artur Korn
Adelaide: Regina Sarfaty
Fiakermilli: Gwendolyn Bradley
Graf Elemer: Glenn Winslade
Graf Dominik: Jeremy Munro
Graf Lamoral: Geoffrey Moses
Fortune-teller: Enid Hartle
Waiter: John Oakman
Welko: John Hall
Djura: Timothy Evans-Jones
Jankel: Peter Coleman-Wright

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The Saturday Alternative: Arabella

BBC Two England, 1 December 1984 20.30






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