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Arabella - 6 July 1990 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Jeffrey Tate
Chorus Director Robin Stapleton
Leader John Brown
Cast
A Fortune Teller Gillian Knight
Adelaide
wife of Count Waldner
Anne Howells
Zdenka
her daughter, brought up as a boy ('Zdenko')
Marie McLaughlin
Matteo
an officer of Fusiliers
David Rendall
Arabella
elder sister of Zdenka
Kiri Te Kanawa
Count Elemer
suitor to Arabella
Robin Leggate
Count Theodor Waldner
a retired cavalry officer
Bodo Schwanbeck
Floor Waiter James Anderson
Mandryka Peter Weber
Welko
Mandryka's valet
John Kollman
Count Dominik
suitor to Arabella
Anthony Michaels-Moore
Count Lamoral
suitor to Arabella
Mark Beesley
The Fiakermilli
the coachmen's mascot
Lillian Watson
Djura
servant to Mandryka
John Winfield
Jankel
servant to Mandryka
Handel Owen
Coachmen and their girls at the ball, waiters, gamblers, hotel guests The Royal Opera Chorus
Dancers
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Performance dedicated to the memory of Elizabeth Harwood (1938-90)
Language: German
Surtitled by: Jonathan Burton
Durations: Act I: 7.04-8.02pm, Act II: 8.32-9.16pm, Act III: 9.57-10.41pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 6 July 1990 (in Royal Opera House Collections)