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Le nozze di Figaro, 27 July 1989

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Simon Rattle

Orchestra: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment


Figaro: Dale Duesing

Susanna: Joan Rodgers

Bartolo: Francois Loup

Marcellina: Felicity Palmer

Cherubino: Marianne Rorholm

Count Almaviva: William Shimell

Don Basilio: Mario Bolognesi

Countess Almaviva: Gunnel Bohman

Antonio: Donald Adams

Don Curzio: John Graham-Hall

Barbarina: Alison Hagley

1st Bridesmaid: Eleanor Bennett

Production Team

Original Director: Peter Hall

Associate Director: Stephen Lawless

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Choreographer: Jenny Weston