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Entführung aus dem Serail 1987Scottish Opera

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The final revival of David Pountney’s lively production still seemed very fresh in spite of the number of performances it had received.  The elegant designs had also worn well.

The stylishly simple black, white and silver programme cover introduced for the season was highly attractive, but the idea was not repeated.


Scottish Opera's Season 1987/88

The 1987/88 season of Scottish Opera featured ten main stage productions. Six of these were new: AïdaLuluThe Pearl FishersCosì fan tutte La bohème and Candide. The four revivals were Seraglio, La vie ParisienneEugene Onegin (sung in Russian for the first time) and Death in Venice.

Performance Cast

Belmonte a Spanish aristocrat

Maldwyn Davies

Osmin the Pasha's overseer

Kenneth Cox

Pedrillo Belmonte's servant

Paul Harrhy

Konstanze a Spanish lady

Carmen Pelton

Blonde Konstanze's English maid

Maria Bovino

Selim a Turkish Pasha

Oscar James

Performance DatesEntführung aus dem Serail 1987

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

25 Sep, 19.15 29 Sep, 19.15 3 Oct, 19.15 22 Oct, 19.15 25 Nov, 19.15

Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

30 Oct, 19.15

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

4 Nov, 19.15 6 Nov, 19.15

Tyne Theatre | Newcastle-upon-Tyne

11 Nov, 19.15 13 Nov, 19.15 18 Nov, 19.15

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