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Beatrice Et Benedict, 21 June 1993

The Opera

Venue: Royal Festival Hall, London

Composer: Hector Berlioz

Librettist: Hector Berlioz after Shakespeare

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic

Cast

Beatrice: Anne Sofie von Otter

Benedict: Jerry Hadley

Claudio: Gilles Cachemaille

Don Pedro: Peter Rose

Ursule: Jean Rigby

Somarone: Richard Van Allan

Narrator: John Wells

Hero: Dawn Upshaw