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'DER
SCHAUSPIELDIREKTOR '
(' The Impresario ')
A comedy with music in one act
Story and spoken dialogue newly devised after Gottlieb Stephanie by Hanns Hammelmann and Michael Rose
Music by Mozart
(sung in German)
Aservant (spokenpart) H. H. Danziger
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Steven Staryk )
CONDUCTED BY BRYAN BALKWILL
Producer, Anthony Besch
SCENE: Herr Frank 's house in a town in southern Germany in 1786

Contributors

Unknown:
Gottlieb Stephanie
Unknown:
Hanns Hammelmann
Unknown:
Michael Rose
Unknown:
H. H. Danziger
Leader:
Steven Staryk
Conducted By:
Bryan Balkwill
Producer:
Anthony Besch
Unknown:
Herr Frank
Two rival sopranos: Mme Herz:
Joan Sutherland
Two rival sopranos: Mlle Silberklang:
Naida Labay
Frank, an impresario (spoken part):
Peter Lagger
Vogelsang, a tenor:
Alexander Young
Buff, a banker:
Gwyn Griffiths

An opera in one act with a prologue
Words by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music by Richard Strauss
(sung in the original German)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. Steven Staryk )
CONDUCTED BY JOHN PRITCHARD
Kyla Greenbaum (piano)
Producer, Carl Ebert
Head of Music Staff, Jani Strasser
THE Prologue
A hall in the mansion of a nobleman

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music By:
Richard Strauss
Leader:
Steven Staryk
Conducted By:
John Pritchard
Piano:
Kyla Greenbaum
Producer:
Carl Ebert
Unknown:
Jani Strasser
The Majordomo (spoken part):
James Atkins
A Music Master:
Thomas Hemsley
The Composer:
Elisabeth Söderström
The Tenor (Bacchus):
David Lloyd
An Officer:
John Carolan
A Dancing Master:
Hugues Cuenod
A Wig Maker:
Gwyn Griffiths
A Lackey:
Frederick Westcott
Zerbinetta:
Rita Streich
Prima Donna (Ariadne):
Lucine Amara
Arlecchino:
Heinz Blankenburg-
Scaramuccio:
Kevin Miller
Truffaldino:
Peter Lagger
Brighella:
Edward Byles
Naiad:
Rosl Schwaiger
Drvad:
Monica Sinclair
Echo:
Pilar Lorengar

The last of four programmes of poems by Baudelaire to commemorate the centenary of ' Les Fleurs du Mal'
French readers:
Madeleine Renaud. Jean Vilar and Gerard Philipe
English readers:
Mary Wimbush and Stephen Murray
Translations bv
Margaret Bottrall , Nao'mi
Lewis Margaret Jourdain. Frances Cornford Programme arranged and introduced by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Readers:
Madeleine Renaud.
Readers:
Jean Vilar
Readers:
Gerard Philipe
Readers:
Mary Wimbush
Readers:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
Margaret Bottrall
Unknown:
Lewis Margaret Jourdain.
Introduced By:
Rayner Heppenstall

Third Programme

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