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La bohème - 20 June 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Franco Capuana
Leader Thomas Matthews
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Cast
Marcel
a painter
Jess Walters
Rudolph
a poet
James Johnston
Colline
a philosopher
Howell Glynne
Schaunard
a musician
Ronald Lewis
Benoit
their landlord
David Tree
Mimi Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Parpignol
a toy-seller
James Jones
Musetta Victoria Sladen
Alcindoro
a councillor of state
David Tree
A Customs Officer Hubert Littlewood
A Sergeant James McCluskey
Children from the Italia Conti Stage School
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: W Grist, Percy Pinkerton
Durations: Act I: 7.02-7.37pm, Act II: 7.56-8.15pm, Act III: 8.32-8.57pm, Act IV: 9.13-9.42pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 June 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)