First| Previous| 3 of 16 performances| Next| Last| List All

Benvenuto Cellini - 15 December 1966 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor John Pritchard
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Balducci
Papal Treasurer
Napoleon Bisson
Teresa
his daughter
Elizabeth Vaughan
Benvenuto Cellini
Master goldsmith
Nicolai Gedda
Francesco
one of Cellini's chief assistants
John Dobson
Bernardino
one of Cellini's chief assistants
Victor Godfrey
Fieramosca
sculptor to the Pope
Robert Massard
An innkeeper John Lanigan
Ascanio
Cellini's boy apprentice
Yvonne Minton
Pompeo
a professional swordsman, friend of Fieramosca
Jules Bruyère
Pope Clement VII David Ward
Tarantella Dancer Susan Carlton
Tarantella Dancer Keith Martin
Harlequin Gary Sinclaire
Columbine Christine Daltry
Pasquarello Lawrence Beevers
King Midas Christopher Robinson
Members of the Pope's suite, artisans, pupils, journeymen and friends of Cellini, actors and buffoons, dancers, servants, guards, people of Rome The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
Children from Tollington Park School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: French
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 15 December 1966 (in Royal Opera House Collections)