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Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, 24 August 1961

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Gioacchino Rossini

Librettist: Cesare Sterbini

Conductor: Vittorio Gui

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Fiorello: Duncan Robertson

Il Conte D'Almaviva: Juan Oncina

Figaro: Sesto Bruscantini

Rosina: Alberta Valentini

Bartolo: Ian Wallace

Berta: Laura Sarti

Ambrogio: Harold Williams

Basilio: Carlo Cava

An Officer: John Evans

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Staff Director: Noble Wilson

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Revival Producer: Peter Ebert