Die Fledermaus (Wiener Staatsoper) (1980)

Genres - Music, Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Opera  |   Run Time - 169 min.  |  
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The Vienna State Opera mounted this production of Johann Strauss II's 1874 operetta Die Fledermaus (The Bat) in 1980, with a cast that includes Bernd Weikl as Gabriel von Eisenstein, Lucia Popp as Rosalinde, Erich Kunz as Frank and Brigitte Fassbaender as Prinz Orlofsky. The Chorus, Orchestra and Ballet of the Vienna State Opera provide accompaniment under the baton of Theodor Guschlbauer, with Norbert Balatsch serving as chorus master. G√ľnther Schneider-Siemssen designed the sets, Milena Canonero did the costumes, Gerlinde Dill choreographs, and Otto Schenk directs for the stage.