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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, 17 August 1986

The Opera

Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave & Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Paolo Albiani: Gordon Sandison

Pietro: Alastair Miles

Simon Boccanegra: Timothy Noble

Jacopo Fiesco: Geoffrey Moses

Amelia: Carol Vaness

Gabriele Adorno: Mario Malagnini

Amelia's maid: Janice Close

Captain: Anthony Roden

Production Team

Revival Director: Stephen Lawless

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Chorus Master: Ivor Bolton