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Un Ballo In Maschera, 24 August 1949

The Opera

Venue: King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Antonio Somma

Conductor: Vittorio Gui

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast

Riccardo: Mirto Picchi

Renato: Paolo Silveri

Amelia: Ljuba Welitsch

Ulrica: Jean Watson

Oscar: Alda Noni

Samuelo: Ian Wallace

Tommaso: Hervey Alan

Silvano: Francis Loring

The Judge: George Israel

Servant: Leslie Fyson

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Caspar Neher

Costume Designer: Caspar Neher

Choreographer: Veronica Bruce