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Rigoletto - 6 November 1950 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Peter Gellhorn
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
The Duke of Mantua Walter Midgley
Borsa
Gentleman of the Court
Edgar Evans
Marullo
Gentleman of the Court
Ernest Davies
Count Ceprano
Gentleman of the Court
Bryan Drake
Countess Ceprano Adele Leigh
Rigoletto
the Court Jester
Marko Rothm├╝ller
Count Monterone Rhydderch Davies
Sparafucile
a hired assassin
Marian Nowakowski
Gilda
Rigoletto's daughter
Wilma Lipp
Giovanna
her nurse
Lilian Simmons
A Page Vera Hoddinott
An Usher Ronald Lewis
Maddalena
Sparafucile's sister
Edith Coates
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Natalia Macfarren
Durations: Act I: 7.03-7.18pm, Act II: 7.34-8.10pm, Act III: 8.27-8.55pm, Act IV: 9.17-9.48pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 6 November 1950 (in Royal Opera House Collections)