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Die Fledermaus - 16 December 1983 Matinee 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Schools' matinee
Conductor Plácido Domingo
Acting Chorus Master Nina Walker
Leader John Brown
Rosalinde's maid
Hildegard Heichele
Eisenstein's wife
Kiri Te Kanawa
a singer
Dennis O'Neill
Gabriel von Eisenstein
a gentleman of leisure
Hermann Prey
Dr Blind
Eisenstein's lawyer
Paul Crook
Dr Falke
a solicitor
Benjamin Luxon
Colonel Frank
Governor of the prison
Michael Langdon
Adele's sister
Ingrid Baier
servant to Prince Orlofsky
Richard Hazell
Prince Orlofsky
a young and wealthy Russian nobleman
Doris Soffel
Guest of Prince Orlofsky Merle Park
Guest of Prince Orlofsky Wayne Eagling
a gaoler
Josef Meinrad
Guests and servants The Royal Opera Chorus
Gipsy Band: Violin Alan Sloan
Gipsy Band: Violin Christine Hilton
Gipsy Band: Double Bass Martin Vigay
Gipsy Band: Clarinet Andrew Brockett
Gipsy Band: Cimbalom Ian Wright
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: The first surtitled live opera performance in Great Britain.
Language: German
Surtitled by: Peter Butler
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 16 December 1983 (in Royal Opera House Collections)