Our Archive

Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

La Boheme, 04 October 1972

The Opera

Venue: Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

Librettist: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

Conductor: Myer Fredman

Orchestra: Northern Sinfonia Orchestra


Marcello: William Elvin

Rodolfo: Keith Erwen

Colline: John Tomlinson

Schaunard: Thomas Lawlor

Benoit: Brian Donlan

Mimi: Linda Esther Gray

Parpignol: James Anderson

Musetta: Victoria Sumner

Alcindoro: Gavin Walton

Customs Officer: Edward Sadler

Customs Sergeant: Paul Nemeer

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Set Designer: Henry Bardon

Costume Designer: David Walker

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan