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La pietra del paragone, 27 July 1965

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Gioacchino Rossini

Librettist: Luigi Romanelli

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Fabrizio: David Hartley

Pacuvio: Heinz Blankenburg

Ortensia: Anna Reynolds

Fulvia: Alberta Valentini

Asdrubale: Ugo Trama

Giocondo: Umberto Grilli

Clarice: Josephine Veasey

Macrobio: Michel Roux

Production Team

Set Designer: Osbert Lancaster

Costume Designer: Osbert Lancaster

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Original Producer: Gunther Rennert

Associate Producer: Joan Downes