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Il trovatore - 7 June 1989 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Bernard Haitink
Chorus Director Robin Stapleton
Leader Hugh Maguire
Officer in Count Di Luna's guard
Willard White
lady-in-waiting to the Princess of Aragon
Rosalind Plowright
her attendant
Gillian Knight
Count Di Luna
supporter of the Prince of Aragon
Sergei Leiferkus
supposed son of Azucena and supporter of the rebel Count of Urgel
Plácido Domingo
a gypsy woman
Eva Randová
a follower of Manrico
Robin Leggate
An old gypsy Paschal Allen
A messenger John Kerr
Soldiers, Di Luna's followers, Gypsies, Leonora's attendants, Nuns The Royal Opera Chorus
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Performance dedicated to the memory of Giuseppe Patanè (1932-89). The National Anthem was played at the beginning of the performance.
Sponsor: Reed International (Gala)
Language: Italian
Surtitled by: Jeremy Sutcliffe
Durations: National Anthem: 7.32-7.33pm, Act I: 7.34-8.03pm, Act II: 8.05-8.48pm, Act III: 9.29-9.54pm, Act IV: 9.58-10.39pm
Event: The Royal Opera Gala performance of 'Il trovatore' 7 June 1989
Information source: Royal Opera House Gala programme for 7 June 1989 (in Royal Opera House Collections)