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Il Ritorno D’Ulisse, 15 June 1979

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Librettist: Giacomo Badoaro

Conductor: Raymond Leppard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


L'humana fragilta: Diana Montague

Tempo: Ugo Trama

Fortuna: Elizabeth Ritchie

Amore: Kate Flowers

Penelope: Frederica Von Stade

Ericlea: Nucci Condo

Melanto: Patricia Parker

Eurimaco: Max-Rene Cosotti

Nettuno: Roger Bryson

Giove: Keith Lewis

Ulisse: Richard Stilwell

Minerva: Ann Murray

Eumete: Richard Lewis

Iro: Alexander Oliver

Telemaco: Patrick Power

Antinoo: Ugo Trama

Anfimono: Bernard Dickerson

Pisandro: John Fryatt

Giunone: Claire Powell

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Staff Director: Dave Heather

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Revival Producer: Patrick Libby