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Aida - 8 February 1964 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Bryan Balkwill
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
the High Priest
Forbes Robinson
Captain of the Guards
Jon Vickers
the King's daughter
Giulietta Simionato
the slave of Amneris
Galina Vishnevskaya
The King Victor Godfrey
A Messenger Glynne Thomas
A Priestess Anne Finley
King of Ethiopia
John Shaw
Solo Dancer Virginia Wakelyn
Solo Dancer Kenneth Mason
Ministers of the King, Generals and Soldiers, Priests and Priestesses, Amneris' Waiting Woman, Scribes, Egyptians, Ethiopian Prisoners The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: Galina Vishnevskaya wears her own costume and wig.
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 8 February 1964 (in Royal Opera House Collections)