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Le Nozze Di Figaro, 14 August 1959

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Peter Maag

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Figaro: Geraint Evans

Susanna: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Bartolo: Mihaly Szekely

Marcellina: Johanna Peters

Cherubino: Josephine Veasey

Count Almaviva: Michel Roux

Don Basilio: Hugues Cuenod

Countess Almaviva: Pilar Lorengar

Antonio: Gwyn Griffiths

Don Curzio: John Kentish

Barbarina: Mary Illing

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel

Choreographer: Robert Harrold