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Benvenuto Cellini - 29 January 1976 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Colin Davis
Chorus Master Robin Stapleton
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Balducci
Papal Treasurer
Jules Bastin
Teresa
his daughter
Elizabeth Harwood
Benvenuto Cellini
Master goldsmith
Nicolai Gedda
Francesco
one of Cellini's chief assistants
John Dobson
Bernardino
one of Cellini's chief assistants
Robert Lloyd
Fieramosca
sculptor to the Pope
Robert Massard
An Innkeeper John Lanigan
Ascanio
Cellini's apprentice
Anne Howells
Pompeo
metal founder to the Pope
Michel Trempont
Pope Clement VII David Ward
Tarantella Dancer Maryon Betzold
Tarantella Dancer Ken Robson
Harlequin Michael Manning
Columbine Leonie Palette
Pasquarello James Graham
King Midas John Turtle
Members of the Pope's suite, artisans, pupils, journeymen and friends of Cellini, actors and buffoons, dancers, servants, guards, people of Rome, children The Royal Opera Chorus
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: French
Durations: Act I: 7.33-8.13pm, Act II: 8.17-9.00pm, Act III: 9.27-9.55pm, Act IV: 9.56-10.22pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 29 January 1976 (in Royal Opera House Collections)