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Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Simon Boccanegra, 06 June 1986

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave & Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Paolo Albiani: John Rawnsley

Pietro: Geoffrey Moses

Simon Boccanegra: Timothy Noble

Jacopo Fiesco: Robert Lloyd

Amelia: Carol Vaness

Gabriele Adorno: Tibere Raffalli

Amelia's maid: Janice Close

Captain: Anthony Roden

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Staff Director: Stephen Lawless

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: David Hersey

Fight Arranger: Malcolm Ranson