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Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier

Comedy for music in three acts, Op. 59
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929) 
Music by Richard Strauss (1864–1949)

PREMIERE

  • 26 July 1938, 19:00

DATE

  • 02 August 1938, 19:00
  • 12 August 1938, 19:00
  • 22 August 1938, 19:00

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CREATIVE TEAM

Karl Böhm, Conductor
Erich von Wymetal, Stage Director
Alfred Roller, Sets

CAST

Hilde Konetzni, The Feldmarschallin, Princess Werdenberg
Fritz Krenn, Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau
Martha Rohs, Octavian
Walter Großmann (July 26, August 2, 12), Viktor Madin (August 22), Herr von Faninal
Esther Réthy (July 26, August 2, 12), Maria Cebotari (August 22), Sophie
Aenne Michalsky, Marianne Leitmetzerin
Hermann Gallos, Valzacchi
Dora With (Juli 26, August 2), Olga Levko-Antosch (August 12, 22), Annina
Viktor Madin, The Marschallin's Major-Domo
Viktor Maiwald (August 22), Der Haushofmeister bei der Feldmarschallin
William Wernigk, Faninal's Major-Domo
Viktor Madin, Karl Ettl (August 22), A Police Inspector
Alfred Muzzarelli, A Notary
Helge Roswaenge (July 26, August 22), Emmerich von Godin (August 2,12), A Singer
William Wernigk, An Innkeeper
Marie Neudorfer, Marie Mathias, Rosa Brunnbauer, Three Noble Orphans
Rosa Braun, A Milliner
Erich Majkut, A Vendor of Pets
Fritz Birkmeyer, Leopold
Heinrich Berthold, A Physician
Gustav Strobl, A black page
Lotte Matzner, A small black page
Leopold Männling, Hans Scholtys, Franz Szkokan, Franz Rouland, Lackeys of The Marschallin
Viktor Maiwald, Franz Weinmeyr, Hans Hahn, Heinrich Berthold, Karl Kolowratnik, Waiters

Choir of the Vienna State Opera
Vienna Philharmonic




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