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Le Nozze Di Figaro, 29 May 1981

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Eliahu Inbal

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Figaro: Alberto Rinaldi

Susanna: Norma Burrowes

Bartolo: Artur Korn

Marcellina: Nucci Condo

Cherubino: Faith Esham

Count Almaviva: Richard Stilwell

Don Basilio: John Fryatt

Countess Almaviva: Isobel Buchanan

Antonio: Brian Donlan

Don Curzio: Bernard Dickerson

Barbarina: Deborah Rees

1st Bridesmaid: Rosamund Illing

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Staff Director: Roger Williams

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: John Bury

Choreographer: Pauline Grant