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Samson et Dalila - 28 September 1981 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Colin Davis
Chorus Master John McCarthy
Leader John Brown
Cast
Samson Jon Vickers
Abimelech
Satrap of Gaza
John Tomlinson
First Philistine Maldwyn Davies
Second Philistine Matthew Best
High Priest of Dagon Jonathan Summers
Messenger John Dobson
Ancient Hebrew Gwynne Howell
Dalila Shirley Verrett
Hebrews, Old Hebrews, Philistines, Philistine child The Royal Opera Chorus
Dancers
Children from Central Foundation School for Girls
Children from Edith Cavell School
Children from Raine's Foundation School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 28 September 1981 (in Royal Opera House Collections)