Turandot-1 May 1953 Evening 7.00pm

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Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Barbirolli
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Mandarin Rhydderch Davies
a slave girl
Blanche Turner
The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
son of Timur
James Johnston
deposed king of Tartary
Frederick Dalberg
The Prince of Persia Clifford Starr
Minister of the Princess Turandot
Otakar Kraus
Minister of the Princess Turandot
Parry Jones
Minister of the Princess Turandot
Thorsteinn Hannesson
The Emperor Altoum
father of Turandot
David Tree
The Princess Turandot Gertrude Grob-Prandl
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from Kingsland Central School
Students of the Sadler's Wells School of Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: R H Elkin
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.38pm, Act II: 8.02-8.47pm, Act III: 9.07-9.48pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 May 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)