La bohème - 15 October 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Karl Rankl
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Marcel
a painter
Paolo Silveri
Rudolph
a poet
Rudolf Schock
Colline
a philosopher
David Franklin
Schaunard
a musician
Geraint Evans
Benoit
their landlord
Grahame Clifford
Mimi Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Parpignol
a toy-seller
Dennis Stephenson
Musetta Ljuba Welitsch
Alcindoro
a councillor of state
David Tree
A Customs Official Hubert Littlewood
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: W Grist, Percy Pinkerton
Durations: Act I: 7.06-7.40pm, Act II: 7.58-8.16pm, Act III: 8.37-9.01pm, Act IV: 9.20-9.49pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 15 October 1948 (in Royal Opera House Collections)