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Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, 29 July 1955

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Gioacchino Rossini

Librettist: Cesare Sterbini

Conductor: Bryan Balkwill

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Fiorello: Gwyn Griffiths

Il Conte D'Almaviva: Juan Oncina

Figaro: Sesto Bruscantini

Rosina: Gianna D'Angelo

Bartolo: Ian Wallace

Berta: Monica Sinclair

Ambrogio: Harold Williams

Basilio: Cristiano Dalamangas

An Officer: David Kelly

Second Officer: Daniel McCoshan

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel