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La traviata - 20 October 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
Marguerite
a courtesan
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
The Baron
her lover
Geraint Evans
Flora
friend of Marguerite
Jean Watson
Gaston
a young man of fashion
Charles Craig
Armand Duval
his friend
James Johnston
The Marquis
an elderly libertine
Ronald Lewis
The Doctor Ernest Davies
Annina
Marguerite's maid
Enid Stone
Joseph
Marguerite's servant
David Tree
Georges Duval
Armand's father
Jess Walters
A Messenger Emlyn Lewis
Flora's Servant Charles Morris
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.33pm, Act II: 7.53-8.28pm, Act III: 8.47-9.08pm, Act IV: 9.28-9.54pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 October 1950 (in Royal Opera House Collections)