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Turandot - 23 May 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor John Barbirolli
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Mandarin Rhydderch Davies
Liu
a slave girl
Blanche Turner
The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
son of Timur
James Johnston
Timur
deposed king of Tartary
Frederick Dalberg
The Prince of Persia Thomas Fletcher
Ping
Minister of the Princess Turandot
Ronald Lewis
Pong
Minister of the Princess Turandot
Emlyn Jones
Pang
Minister of the Princess Turandot
Thorsteinn Hannesson
The Emperor Altoum
father of Turandot
David Tree
The Princess Turandot Maria Kinasiewicz
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children's chorus Children from Kingsland Central School
Students of the Sadler's Wells School of Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: R H Elkin
Durations: Act I: 7.04-7.37pm, Act II: 8.05-8.49pm, Act III: 9.08-9.46pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 23 May 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)