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Il trovatore - 6 October 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Reginald Goodall
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Ferrando
an old retainer of the Count di Luna
Marian Nowakowski
Leonora
a lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Aragon
Joan Hammond
Ines
another lady-in-waiting
Denise Francis-Sirou
The Count di Luna
commander of the Royal Army of Aragon
Paolo Silveri
Manrico
a troubadour, supposed son of Azucena
Libero de Luca
Azucena
an old gipsy woman
Constance Shacklock
An old Gipsy Hubert Littlewood
A Messenger Emlyn Jones
Ruiz
Manrico's retainer
Dennis Stephenson
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Act I scene 1: 7.03-7.13pm, Act I scene 2: 7.14-7.28pm, Act I scene 3: 7.30-7.52pm, Act II scene 1: 8.12-8.27pm, Act II scene 2: 8.30-8.40pm, Act II scene 3: 8.43-8.52pm, Act III scene 1: 9.11-9.30pm, Act III scene 2: 9.32-9.49pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 6 October 1948 (in Royal Opera House Collections)