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Falstaff, 14 September 1977

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Cast

Sir John Falstaff: Jonathan Summers

Pistol: Sean Rea

Bardolph: Adrian Scott

Dr Caius: Graeme Matheson-Bruce

Mrs Meg Page: Joyce McCrindle

Mrs Alice Ford: Catherine McCord

Ann Ford (Nannetta): Miriam Bowen

Mistress Quickly: Enid Hartle

Ford: John Rawnsley

Fenton: Richard Berkeley-Steele

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