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Aida - 10 June 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Barbirolli
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Ramphis
the High Priest
Giulio Neri
Radames
Captain of the Guards
Kurt Baum
Amneris
the Pharoah's daughter
Giulietta Simionato
Aida
the slave of Amneris
Maria Callas
The Pharoah Michael Langdon
A Messenger Hector Thomas
A Priestess Joan Sutherland
Amonasro
King of Ethiopia
Jess Walters
Premiere Danseuse Judy Laraman
Students of the Sadler's Wells School of Ballet
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.04-7.45pm, Act II: 8.04-8.47pm, Act III: 9.08-9.36pm, Act IV: 9.54-10.27pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 10 June 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)