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Fidelio - 24 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Otto Klemperer
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Jaquino
a porter
John Dobson
Marzelline
Rocco's daughter
Elsie Morison
Rocco
a gaoler
Gottlob Frick
Leonore
Florestan's wife, disguised as Fidelio, a manservant
Sena Jurinac
Don Pizarro
Governor of the Prison
Hans Hotter
First Prisoner Joseph Ward
Second Prisoner Victor Godfrey
Florestan
a Prisoner of State
Jon Vickers
Don Fernando
the Minister
Forbes Robinson
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: German
Durations: Act I: 7.33-8.51pm, Act II: 9.19-10.23pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 24 February 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)