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I Puritani, 28 May 1960

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Vincenzo Bellini

Librettist: Carlo Pepoli

Conductor: Bryan Balkwill

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Lord Walton: David Ward

Sir George Walton: Giuseppe Modesti

Lord Arthur Talbot: Nicola Filacuridi

Sir Richard Forth: Ernest Blanc

Sir Bruno Robertson: John Kentish

Queen Henrietta: Monica Sinclair

Elvira: Joan Sutherland

Production Team

Original Producer: Franco Enriquez

Set Designer: Desmond Heeley

Costume Designer: Desmond Heeley