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Introduced by Lynne Bretonn.
with Charmian Innes, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Therese Carroll, Jack and Mary Kinson,
Carmona and Andes.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynne Bretonn
Performer:
Charmian Innes
Performer:
Desmond Walter-Ellis
Performer:
Therese Carroll
Conjuror:
Jack Kinson
Conjuror:
Mary Kinson
Dancers:
Carmona and Andes
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Producer:
D. H. Munro

A comic opera in one act with music by Offenbach.
Translated and adapted from the French by Jani Strasser.
The scene is laid at the entrance to the village of Elizondi. On the left is the inn of Vertigo with the sign 'The Crocodile'; on the right is Manuelita's inn 'The Haven of Hope'
(Peter Gellhorn appears by permission of the Administrator of the Covent Garden Opera Trust)

Contributors

Music:
null Offenbach
Libretto:
J. Battu
Libretto:
J. Moineaux
Translated and adapted from the French by/musical director:
Jani Strasser
Orchestra conductor:
Peter Gellhorn
Settings:
James Bould
Producer:
Philip Bate
Miguel, a young basque (tenor):
John Kentish
Vertigo, an innkeeper (bassbuffo):
Owen Brannigan
Manuelita, an innkeeper-a young orphan (soprano):
Elizabeth Abercrombie

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