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Falstaff, 02 July 1980

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Sir John Falstaff: Renato Capecchi

Pistol: Ugo Trama

Bardolph: Bernard Dickerson

Dr Caius: John Fryatt

Mrs Meg Page: Claire Powell

Mrs Alice Ford: Teresa Cahill

Ann Ford (Nannetta): Lucia Aliberti

Mistress Quickly: Nucci Condo

Ford: Alberto Rinaldi

Fenton: Max-Rene Cosotti

Innkeeper: Roger Bryson

Robin, The Page: Simon Pugh

Mr Page: Paul Nemeer

Production Team

Original Producer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Set Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Costume Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Revival Producer: Julian Hope