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Le Nozze Di Figaro, 08 June 1955

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Vittorio Gui

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Susanna: Elena Rizzieri

Bartolo: Ian Wallace

Marcellina: Monica Sinclair

Cherubino: Frances Bible

Count Almaviva: Franco Calabrese

Don Basilio: Hugues Cuenod

Countess Almaviva: Sena Jurinac

Antonio: Gwyn Griffiths

Don Curzio: Daniel McCoshan

Barbarina: Jeannette Sinclair

Figaro: Sesto Bruscantini

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel

Choreographer: Pauline Grant