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The Marriage of Figaro - 22 January 1949 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
Figaro
Count Almaviva's servant
Geraint Evans
Susanna
Countess Almaviva's maid
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Doctor Bartolo Howell Glynne
Marcellina
his housekeeper
Edith Coates
Cherubino
the Countess's page
Eugenia Zareska
Count Almaviva Hans Braun
Don Basilio
a priest and music-teacher
Murray Dickie
Countess Almaviva Sylvia Fisher
Antonio
a gardener, Susanna's uncle
Rhydderch Davies
Don Curzio
a lawyer
David Tree
Barbarina
Antonio's daughter
Adele Leigh
A Bridesmaid Irene Baldry
A Bridesmaid Iris Kells
Chorus of Villagers The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Overture: 7.05-7.11pm, Act I: 7.11-7.46pm, Act II: 8.11-8.55pm, Act III: 9.20-9.59pm, Act IV: 10.17-10.48pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 22 January 1949 (in Royal Opera House Collections)