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La forza del destino - 1 October 1962 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Georg Solti
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Marchese di Calatrava
Leonora's father
Forbes Robinson
Donna Leonora di Vargas Floriana Cavalli
Curra
Leonora's maid
Noreen Berry
Don Alvaro
lover of Donna Leonora
Carlo Bergonzi
Alcade
a magistrate
David Kelly
Don Carlo di Vargas
Leonora's brother
John Shaw
Trabuco
a muleteer
John Dobson
Preziosilla
a gypsy
Josephine Veasey
Fra Melitone
a Franciscan monk
Renato Capecchi
Il Padre Guardiano
a Franciscan monk
Nicolai Ghiaurov
A Surgeon Rhydderch Davies
Muleteers, Pilgrims, Spanish and Italian Peasants, Spanish and Italian Soldiers, Orderlies, Franciscan Monks, Beggars, Vivandière, Host, Hostess, Servants, Trumpeters The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 October 1962 (in Royal Opera House Collections)