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Otello - 4 July 1962 Evening 8.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Gala performance
Conductor Georg Solti
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Montano
former Governor of Cyprus
Forbes Robinson
Cassio
Captain under Otello
John Lanigan
Iago
Ensign or Ancient under Otello
Geraint Evans
Roderigo
a Venetian gentleman
John Dobson
Otello
Moor of Venice, Governor of Cyprus
Mario del Monaco
Desdemona
his bride
Raina Kabaivanska
Emilia
her companion and Iago's wife
Josephine Veasey
A Herald Victor Godfrey
Lodovico
Ambassador of Venice
David Ward
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from Edith Cavell Secondary School
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House Gala programme for 4 July 1962 (in Royal Opera House Collections)