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Il Ritorno D’Ulisse, 01 June 1972

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Librettist: Giacomo Badoaro

Conductor: Raymond Leppard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


L'humana fragilta: Annabel Hunt

Tempo: Ugo Trama

Fortuna: Patricia Greig

Amore: Laureen Livingstone

Penelope: Janet Baker

Ericlea: Virginia Popova

Melanto: Janet Hughes

Eurimaco: John Wakefield

Nettuno: Clifford Grant

Giove: David Hughes

Ulisse: Benjamin Luxon

Minerva: Anne Howells

Eumete: Richard Lewis

Iro: Alexander Oliver

Telemaco: Ian Caley

Antinoo: Ugo Trama

Anfimono: Bernard Dickerson

Pisandro: John Fryatt

Giunone: Vivien Townley

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan