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Freischütz 1952Hamburg State Opera

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The Hamburg State Opera was the first foreign opera company to visit the Edinburgh Festival, and brought six productions - five classics of the German repertoire, Fidelio, Die Zauberflöte, Der Freischütz, Die Meistersinger, and Der Rosenkavalier, as well as giving the British stage premiere of Hindemith's Mathis der Maler. Many of the leading singers were famous at the time and remained well known through the release of many recordings from Bayreuth and other sources.

Performance Cast

Max a forester

Peter Anders

Caspar a forester

Caspar Bröcheler

Agathe Cuno's daughter

Elisabeth Grümmer (Aug 22, 27)

Clara Ebers (Aug 25)

Ännchen Agathe's cousin

Anneliese Rothenberger

Performance DatesFreischütz 1952

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King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

22 Aug, 19.00 25 Aug, 19.00 27 Aug, 19.00

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