Mefistofele - 14 March 1998 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Barbican Hall, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Bernard Haitink
Chorus Director Terry Edwards
Concert Master Vasko Vassilev
Cast
Mefistofele Samuel Ramey
Faust
a scholar
Richard Margison
Wagner
Faust's pupil
Peter Hoare
Margherita
a peasant girl
Nelly Miricioiu
Marta
Margherita's neighbour
Patricia Bardon
Elena (Helen of Troy) Nelly Miricioiu
Pantalis
Helen's companion
Patricia Bardon
Nereo
a Greek elder
Peter Hoare
Heavenly host, cherubim, penitents, hunters, villagers, students, witches, warlocks, coryphaei, warriors The Royal Opera Chorus
Extra Chorus
Children from Tiffin School for Boys (Kingston-upon-Thames)
Students of Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School (Kensington)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Durations: Prologue, Acts I and II: 90 minutes, Interval: 25 minutes, Acts III and IV, Epilogue: 60 minutes
Information source: The Royal Opera programme for 14-16 March 1998 (in Royal Opera House Collections)