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Rosalinda is a ballet with a prologue and in three acts, adapted from the opera Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss.

The ballet

Music by Johann Strauss, arrangement by John Lanchberry and choreography by Ronald Hynd.


The 1995 production was re-staged by PACT Ballet Artistic Management; scenery and costume designs were by Peter Docherty; and lighting design was by Tersia du Plessis. The Transvaal Philharmonic Orchestra was conducted by Michael Hankinson and the Concert Master was Denise Sutton.

The cast

The cast included: Johnny Bovang, Christopher Montague and Steven Jackets dancing the part of Gabriel von Eisenstein; Tanja Graafland, Leticia Muller, Ann Wixley and Michelle Naudé dancing the part of Rosalinda (Von Eisenstein's wife); Nadine Sacker, Natasia Bava, Kazumi Ishii and Alarice Coates dancing the part of Adèle, their maid; Nigel Hannah, Bruce Simpson and Robin van Wyk dancing the part of Dr Falke, a wealthy man-about-town; and Manuel Noram, Waldo Micea, Malcolm Botha and Kojiro Imada dancing the part of Alfredo, a violinist and Rosalinda's former lover.

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Theatre prorgramme for Rosalinda, February 1995

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