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Il trovatore - 13 June 1989 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Bernard Haitink
Chorus Director Robin Stapleton
Leader Hugh Maguire
Cast
Ferrando
Officer in Count Di Luna's guard
Willard White
Leonora
lady-in-waiting to the Princess of Aragon
Rosalind Plowright
Ines
her attendant
Gillian Knight
Count Di Luna
supporter of the Prince of Aragon
Sergei Leiferkus
Manrico
supposed son of Azucena and supporter of the rebel Count of Urgel
Plácido Domingo
Azucena
a gypsy woman
Eva Randová
Ruiz
a follower of Manrico
Robin Leggate
An old gypsy Paschal Allen
A messenger John Kerr
Soldiers, Di Luna's followers, Gypsies, Leonora's attendants, Nuns The Royal Opera Chorus
Actors
Dancer
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Surtitled by: Jeremy Sutcliffe
Durations: Act I: 7.35-8.05pm, Act II: 8.08-8.52pm, Act III: 9.25-9.50pm, Act IV: 9.55-10.37pm
Radio - live relay: BBC Radio 3; 13 June 1989
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 13 June 1989 (in Royal Opera House Collections)