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Mozart from Covent Garden: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

on BBC Two England

(The Escape from the Harem) conducted by Georg Solti Text after CHRISTOPH
FRIEDRICH BRETZNER
Freely adapted by GOTTLIEB STEPHANIE THE YOUNGER (sung in German with English subtitles)
The new production of Mozart's Singspiel - a romantic comedy for
New Year's Day recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROYAL OPERA CHORUS chorusmaster ROBIN STAPLETON Orchestra of the Royal Opera House led by HUGH MAGUIRE
7.30 Acts 1 and 2 9.10* Interval
An interview with Sir Georg Solti , who recently celebrated his 75th birthday.
9.15* Act 3
Producer ELIJAH MOSHINSKY
Scenery SIDNEY NOLAN and TIMOTHY O'BRIEN Costumes TIMOTHY O'BRIEN Lighting ROBERT BRYAN Television presentation: English subtitles by GILLIAN WIDDICOMBE
Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Lighting ALAN WOOLFORD
Assistant producer KRISS RUSMANIS Producer JOHN VERNON Introduced and directed by HUMPHREY BURTON
The return of a Turkish delight
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Elijah Moshinsky brings a fresh eye to the emotional situations TIMES With marvellous lightness of touch and an exquisite eye for its subtle textures, Solti conducts a performance of Mozart's youthful comedy-romance that taps not only the benign maturity of the score, but also its vibrant vitality DAILY MAIL The whole show looks very pretty indeed SPECTATOR (In association with the Howard Hotel and the Friends of Covent Garden)
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen. but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
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Contributors

Conducted By:
Georg Solti
Unknown:
Friedrich Bretzner
Adapted By:
Gottlieb Stephanie
Unknown:
Hugh Maguire
Unknown:
Sir Georg Solti
Producer:
Elijah Moshinsky
Unknown:
Sidney Nolan
Producer:
Kriss Rusmanis
Producer:
John Vernon
Directed By:
Humphrey Burton
Unknown:
Elijah Moshinsky

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