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('The Seraglio')
Opera by Mozart
Libretto after C. F. Bretzner
The characters
Belmonte, a Spanish nobleman
Osmin, head servant of the Pasha
Pedrillo, former servant of Belmonte, now in the Pasha's employ
The Pasha Selim (speaking part) Constanze, beloved of Belmonte
Blonde, her English maid. beloved of Pedrillo
(The names of the singers will be announced)
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Josef Krips
From Salzburg, in the American-controlled zone of Austria. (By courtesy of Rot Weiss Rot Network) The action takes places in Turkey in the palace of the Pasha Selim
Act 1
A terrace, overlooking the sea
Act 2
The palace garden
Act 3
Scene 1: An open space in front of the palace. Midnight
Scene 2: A hall in the palace, a few hours later
Between the acts there are readings from the works of Captain Marryat


C. F. Bretzner
Josef Krips

Third Programme

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