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Rigoletto - 31 December 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Pritchard
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
The Duke of Mantua Walter Midgley
Borsa
Gentleman of the Court
William McAlpine
Marullo
Gentleman of the Court
Ronald Lewis
Count Ceprano
Gentleman of the Court
Bryan Drake
Countess Ceprano Leonne Mills
Rigoletto
the Court Jester
Tom Williams
Count Monterone Frederick Dalberg
Sparafucile
a hired assassin
Michael Langdon
Gilda
Rigoletto's daughter
Ilse Hollweg
Giovanna
her nurse
Barbara Howitt
A Page Vera Hoddinott
An Usher Hubert Littlewood
Maddalena
Sparafucile's sister
Edith Coates
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Natalia Macfarren
Durations: Act I: 7.02-7.18pm, Act II: 7.35-8.13pm, Act III: 8.29-8.56pm, Act IV: 9.14-9.45pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 31 December 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)