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The Marriage of Figaro - 27 October 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Pritchard
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Figaro
Count Almaviva's servant
Geraint Evans
Susanna
Countess Almaviva's maid
Adele Leigh
Doctor Bartolo Howell Glynne
Marcellina
his housekeeper
Barbara Howitt
Cherubino
the Countess's page
Monica Sinclair
Count Almaviva Jess Walters
Don Basilio
a priest and music-teacher
Raymond Nilsson
Countess Almaviva Hilde Zadek
Antonio
a gardener, Susanna's uncle
Rhydderch Davies
Don Curzio
a lawyer
David Tree
Barbarina
Antonio's daughter
April Cantelo
Bridesmaid Elizabeth Goodall
Bridesmaid Vera Evans
Principal Dancer Margaret Andrews
Principal Dancer Derek Rencher
Chorus of Villagers The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Act I: 7.03-7.43pm, Act II: 8.01-8.45pm, Act III: 9.07-9.46pm, Act IV: 10.07-10.34pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 27 October 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)