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The Marriage of Figaro - 8 February 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Erich Kleiber
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Figaro
Count Almaviva's servant
Geraint Evans
Susanna
Countess Almaviva's maid
Ruth Guldbaek
Doctor Bartolo Howell Glynne
Marcellina
his housekeeper
Edith Coates
Cherubino
the Countess's page
Monica Sinclair
Count Almaviva Bruce Boyce
Don Basilio
a priest and music-teacher
Max Worthley
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
Dancers from the Sadler's Wells Ballet School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Overture: 7.05-7.09pm, Act I: 7.09-7.46pm, Act II: 8.09-8.54pm, Act III: 9.18-9.58pm, Act IV: 10.11-10.43pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 8 February 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)