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Le Comte Ory, 10 May 1958

The Opera

Venue: Théâtre des Nations, Paris

Composer: Gioacchino Rossini

Librettist: Eugène Scribe and Charles-Gaspard Delestre-Poirson

Conductor: Vittorio Gui

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Raimbaud: Heinz Blankenburg

Alice: Mary Illing

Le Comte Ory: Juan Oncina

Ragonde: Monica Sinclair

Le Gouverneur: Xavier Depraz

Isolier: Fernanda Cadoni

La Comtesse Adele: Sari Barabas

Young Nobleman: David Holman

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel