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La Traviata, 14 August 1988

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave

Conductor: Sian Edwards

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Violetta Valéry: Fiorella Pediconi

Baron Douphol: Andrew Shore

Doctor Grenvil: John Hall

Flora: Claire Powell

Gastone: Kim Begley

Alfredo Germont: Walter MacNeil

Annina: Enid Hartle

Giuseppe: David Owen

Giorgio Germont: Timothy Noble

Messenger: Charles Kerry

Marchese d'Obigny: Christopher Thornton-Holmes

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Staff Director: Christopher Newell

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: David Hersey

Choreographer: Elizabeth Keen

Revival Lighting Designer: Keith Benson