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The Marriage of Figaro - 11 November 1950 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Karl Rankl
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Figaro
Count Almaviva's servant
Geraint Evans
Susanna
Countess Almaviva's maid
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Doctor Bartolo Howell Glynne
Marcellina
his housekeeper
Edith Coates
Cherubino
the Countess's page
Adele Leigh
Count Almaviva Jess Walters
Don Basilio
a priest and music-teacher
Murray Dickie
Countess Almaviva Sylvia Fisher
Antonio
a gardener, Susanna's uncle
Rhydderch Davies
Don Curzio
a lawyer
David Tree
Barbarina
Antonio's daughter
Iris Kells
Bridesmaid Norah Cannell
Bridesmaid Vera Evans
Chorus of Villagers The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Soloist Vera Winton
Soloist Ronald Plaisted
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Overture: 7.03-7.06pm, Act I: 7.06-7.45pm, Act II: 8.03-8.50pm, Act III: 9.16-9.57pm, Act IV: 10.13-10.44pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 11 November 1950 (in Royal Opera House Collections)