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La fanciulla del West - 11 April 1980 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Prom performance
Conductor Giuseppe Patanè
Chorus Master John Barker
Leader John Brown
Cast
Minnie Arlene Saunders
Dick Johnson (Ramerrez)
a bandit
Giuseppe Giacomini
Jack Rance
Sheriff
Silvano Carroli
Nick
a waiter at 'The Polka'
Francis Egerton
Ashby
agent for the Wells Fargo Transport Company
Robert Lloyd
Jake Wallace
a roving minstrel
Gwynne Howell
Sonora
a miner
Jonathan Summers
Bello
miner
Tom McDonnell
Happy
miner
John Rawnsley
Joe
miner
Robin Leggate
Larkens
miner
Roderick Kennedy
Trin
miner
John Dobson
Harry
miner
Paul Crook
Sid
miner
Malcolm Rivers
José Castro
a highwayman of Ramerrez' band
John Gibbs
A 'Pony Express' rider Handel Owen
Billy Jackrabbit
a Red Indian
Paul Hudson
Wowkle
Minnie's Indian woman-servant
Jean Bailey
Men from the Camp The Royal Opera Chorus
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Part of the Covent Garden Proms. John Gibbs is a member of English National Opera.
Sponsor: Midland Bank (prom performance)
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.33-8.31pm, Act II: 9.16-10.00pm, Act III: 10.37-11.02pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 11 April 1980 (in Royal Opera House Collections)