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Le Nozze Di Figaro, 18 July 1956

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Maurits Sillem

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Figaro: Sesto Bruscantini

Susanna: Elena Rizzieri

Bartolo: Ian Wallace

Marcellina: Monica Sinclair

Cherubino: Cora Canne-Meijer

Count Almaviva: Michel Roux

Don Basilio: Hugues Cuenod

Countess Almaviva: Joan Sutherland

Antonio: Gwyn Griffiths

Don Curzio: Daniel McCoshan

Barbarina: Jeannette Sinclair

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel

Choreographer: Pauline Grant