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Falstaff, 22 June 1977

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast

Sir John Falstaff: Renato Capecchi

Pistol: Ugo Trama

Bardolph: Bernard Dickerson

Dr Caius: John Fryatt

Mrs Meg Page: Reni Penkova

Mrs Alice Ford: Teresa Cahill

Ann Ford (Nannetta): Elizabeth Gale

Mistress Quickly: Nucci Condo

Ford: Brent Ellis

Fenton: Max-Rene Cosotti

Innkeeper: Paul Nemeer

Robin, The Page: Paul Jackson

Mr Page: Armistead Wilkinson

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