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Macbeth, 12 July 1952

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave

Conductor: Vittorio Gui

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Macbeth: Marko Rothmuller

Banquo: Frederick Dalberg

Lady Macbeth: Dorothy Dow

Gentlewoman: Patricia Bartlett

Macduff: James Johnston

Malcolm: John Kentish

A Doctor: Dennis Wicks

A Servant: Philip Lewtas

A Murderer: David Read

Apparition: Mary Davenport

Apparition: Gizella Gondos

Apparition: Bernard Keeffe

Production Team

Set Designer: Caspar Neher

Costume Designer: Caspar Neher

Choreographer: Pauline Grant

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Assistant Producer: Peter Ebert