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Il trovatore - 1 July 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Alberto Erede
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Ferrando
an old retainer of the Count di Luna
Giuseppe Modesti
Leonora
a lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Aragon
Maria Callas
Ines
another lady-in-waiting
Leonne Mills
The Count di Luna
commander of the Royal Army of Aragon
Jess Walters
Manrico
a troubadour, supposed son of Azucena
James Johnston
Azucena
an old gipsy woman
Giulietta Simionato
An old Gipsy Hubert Littlewood
A Messenger Emlyn Jones
Ruiz
Manrico's retainer
William McAlpine
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.03-7.55pm, Act II: 8.14-8.52pm, Act III: 9.08-9.49pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 July 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)