IE FLEDERMAUS follows Gabriel von Eisenstein, who faces a short prison term, as his wife Rosalinde is pursued by a former flame. Meanwhile, Dr. Falke invites everyone to a magnificent party as part of an elaborate scheme to exact revenge on Eisenstein for a youthful prank. This offers the cunning Rosalinde an opportunity to catch her womanizing spouse in the act. On the night of the party, bafflement and hilarity ensue. Carlos Kleiber leads the Bavarian State Orchestra in this performance of Johann Strauss, Jr.'s operetta. Featured singers include Eberhard Waechter, Pamela Coburn, Benno Kusche, Brigitte Fassbaender, Josef Hopferwieser, Wolfgang Brendel.

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