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Falstaff, 20 July 1976

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Sir John Falstaff: Richard Cross

Pistol: Ugo Trama

Bardolph: Bernard Dickerson

Dr Caius: John Fryatt

Mrs Meg Page: Reni Penkova

Mrs Alice Ford: Kay Griffel

Ann Ford (Nannetta): Elizabeth Gale

Mistress Quickly: Nucci Condo

Ford: Benjamin Luxon

Fenton: Anthony Rolfe Johnson

Innkeeper: Graeme Matheson-Bruce

Robin, The Page: Paul Jackson

Mr Page: Richard Robson

Production Team

Original Producer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Set Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Costume Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan