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Rigoletto - 5 February 1958 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Edward Downes
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
The Duke of Mantua Albert Lance
Borsa
Gentleman of the Court
Dermot Troy
Marullo
Gentleman of the Court
David Allen
Count Ceprano
Gentleman of the Court
Rhydderch Davies
Countess Ceprano Jeannette Sinclair
Rigoletto
the Court Jester
John Shaw
Count Monterone David Kelly
Sparafucile
a hired assassin
Michael Langdon
Gilda
Rigoletto's daughter
Joan Sutherland
Giovanna
her nurse
Lauris Elms
A Page Patricia du Heaume
An Usher Leonard Law
Maddalena
Sparafucile's sister
Noreen Berry
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: English translation revised by Norman Feasey
Language: English
Translator: Natalia Macfarren
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 February 1958 (in Royal Opera House Collections)