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Tosca - 8 July 1991 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Michel Plasson
Chorus Director Robin Stapleton
Leader Bradley Creswick
Cast
Cesare Angelotti
an escaped political prisoner
Stephen Gadd
Sacristan Eric Garrett
Mario Cavaradossi
a painter and republican
Plácido Domingo
Floria Tosca
a celebrated singer
Maria Ewing
Baron Scarpia
Chief of Police
Justino Díaz
Spoletta
a police agent
John Dobson
Sciarrone
a police officer
Gordon Sandison
Shepherd Boy Daniel Ison
Gaoler Bryan Secombe
Soldiers, police agents, noble ladies and gentlemen, citizens The Royal Opera Chorus
Actors
Children from St Thomas of Canterbury R.C. Middle School (Mitcham)
Organ Paul Wynne Griffiths
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: This performance celebrates the 20th anniversary of Plácido Domingo's debut at the Royal Opera House. Due to a technical problem there were no surtitles for this performance.
Sponsor: Bankers Trust Company (Gala)
Language: Italian
Durations: National Anthem: 7.31-7.32pm, Act I: 7.33-8.17pm, Act II: 8.48-9.33pm, Act III: 10.06-10.33pm
Event: Number 1 in The Royal Opera Gala performance of 'Tosca' 8 July 1991
Information source: Royal Opera House Gala programme for 8 July 1991 (in Royal Opera House Collections)