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La bohème - 12 June 1987 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 Peter Burian
Leader Hugh Maguire
Cast
Marcello
a painter
Thomas Allen
Rodolfo
a poet
Plácido Domingo
Colline
a philosopher
Gwynne Howell
Schaunard
a musician
Roderick Earle
Benoit Brian Donlan
Mimì Ilona Tokody
Parpignol
a toy seller
Alan Duffield
Musetta Rosamund Illing
Alcindoro
a Councillor of State
Eric Garrett
A Sergeant Paschal Allen
A Customs Officer Bryan Secombe
Students, Seamstresses, Citizens, Shopkeepers, Barrow Boys, Soldiers, Waiters, Boys and Girls The Royal Opera Chorus
Children from St Clement Danes School (Drury Lane)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Part of the Covent Garden Proms
Sponsor: Midland Bank (prom performance); The London Daily News (Big Screen relay)
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.34-8.08pm, Act II: 8.14-8.32pm, Act III: 9.02-9.28pm, Act IV: 9.53-10.22pm
Big Screen - live relay: 12 June 1987; Covent Garden Piazza, London
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 12 June 1987 (in Royal Opera House Collections)