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Aida - 29 September 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Karl Rankl
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Ramfis
the High Priest
David Franklin
Radames
Captain of the Guards
Torsten Ralf
Amneris
the Pharoah's daughter
Edith Coates
Aida
the slave of Amneris
Ljuba Welitsch
The Pharoah Marian Nowakowski
A Messenger David Tree
A Priestess Elizabeth Abercrombie
Amonasro
King of Ethiopia
Paolo Silveri
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: The National Anthem was played before the performance.
Language: English
Translator: H Hersee
Durations: Prelude: 7.07-7.11pm, Act I scene 1: 7.11-7.33pm, Act I scene 2: 7.37-7.47pm, Act II scene 1: 8.07-8.22pm, Act II scene 2: 8.25-8.49pm, Act III: 9.11-9.40pm, Act IV: 10.00-10.32pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 29 September 1948 (in Royal Opera House Collections)