I Lombardi alla prima crociata - 25 May 1976 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Lamberto Gardelli
Chorus Master Robin Stapleton
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Arvino
son of Folco, Lord of Rò
Ezio di Cesare
Pagano
son of Folco, Lord of Rò
Nicola Ghiuselev
Viclinda
wife of Arvino
Elizabeth Connell
Giselda
her daughter
Sylvia Sass
Pirro
Arvino's esquire
Michael Langdon
Councillor of the City of Milan John Dobson
Acciano, Ruler of Antioch Robert Lloyd
Oronte
his son
José Carreras
Sofia
wife of Acciano, secretly converted to Christianity
Heather Begg
Nuns, Monks, Assassins, Palace Guards, Saracen Guards, Crusading Knights and Warriors, Pilgrims, Women of Lombardy, Women of the Harem, Celestial Voices The Royal Opera Chorus
Children from St Clement Danes School (Drury Lane)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.34-8.13pm, Act II: 8.41-9.16pm, Acts III and IV: 9.44-10.43pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 25 May 1976 (in Royal Opera House Collections)