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Falstaff, 02 August 1990

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Charles Mackerras

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Sir John Falstaff: Claudio Desderi

Pistol: Richard Van Allan

Bardolph: Francis Egerton

Dr Caius: Peter Bronder

Mrs Meg Page: Anne Howells

Mrs Alice Ford: Yvonne Kenny

Ann Ford (Nannetta): Alison Hagley

Mistress Quickly: Felicity Palmer

Ford: Jonathan Summers

Fenton: Marek Torzewski

Innkeeper: Peter Snipp

Robin, The Page: Timothy Dwelly

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Staff Director: Stephen Lawless

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Choreographer: Elizabeth Keen

Chorus Master: David Angus

Revival Choreographer: Jenny Weston