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Edinburgh International Festival The Hamburg State Opera production of ' FIDELIO


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Opera in two acts
Words by Sonnleithner and Treitschke
Music by Beethoven
(sung in German)
Cast in order of singing:
Chorus of the Hamburg State Opera
(Chorus Master, Gunther Hertel ) augmented by members of the Edinburgh Opera Society
Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Leopold Ludwig Produced by Gunther Rennert
From the King's Theatre, Edinburgh
(Continued in next column)
Scene: Eighteenth-century Spain
Act 1
Sc. 1: A room in the gaoler's house
Sc. 2: The courtyard of the prison Act 1 is also being broadcast in the Scottish Home Service


Chorus Master: Gunther Hertel
Conducted By: Leopold Ludwig
Produced By: Gunther Rennert
Jacquino, porter at the prison: Kurt Marschner
Marzellina, daughter of Rocco: Lisa Delia Casa
Rocco, head gaoler: Theo Hermann
Leonora, wife of Florestan, disguised under the name of Fidelio: Martha Modi
Don Pizarro, Governor of the State Prison: Josef Metternich
First Prisoner: Fritz Göllnitz
Second Prisoner: Toni Blankenheim
Florestan, a political prisoner: Peter Anders
Don Fernando, the Minister of State: Caspar Brbcheler

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Edinburgh International Festival The Hamburg State Opera production of ' FIDELIO

Third Programme, 1 September 1952 19.00

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