Sunday, May 14, 2017

May 14, 1999: Die Fledermaus in Vienna 1999

1999-05-14 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss), Theater an der Wien

Gabriel von Eisenstein = Wolfgang Brendel
Rosalinde, his wife = Silvana Dussmann
Prince Orlofsky = Agnes Baltsa
Alfred, voice coach = Herbert Lippert
Dr. Falke, notary = Olaf Bär
Dr. Blind, barrister = Ernst-Dieter Suttheimer
Frank, prison director = Anton Scharinger
Adele, Rosalinde's maid = Isabel Rey
Ida, her sister = Mercedes Echerer
Frosch, court usher = Erwin Steinhauer

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor


Wiener Festwochen 1999

Die Fledermaus (The Bat)
by Johann Strauss
Libretto and lyrics by C. Haffner and R.
Genée based on the vaudeville "Réveillon"
by Meilhac and Halévy


New production
Joint production of Vienna Festival and Zurich Opera

Musical director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director: Jürgen Flimm
Stage design: Dieter Flimm
Costumes: Birgit Hutter
Choreography: Catharina Lühr



Vienna Symphonic Orchestra
Arnold Schoenberg Choir



Venue: Theater an der Wien
Premiere: 8 May (Televised ORF)
Additional performances: 10, 12, 14, 16 May
19.00 - 22.30

(Interesting that no audience is alike.)

Brava, Agnes Baltsa!
Brava, Isabel Rey!
Brava, Silvana Dussmann!

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