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Norma - 8 November 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Vittorio Gui
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Oreveso
the Arch-Druid
Giacomo Vaghi
Pollione
Roman Pro-Consul
Mirto Picchi
Flavio
a Centurion
Paul Asciak
Norma
High Priestess of the Druids
Maria Callas
Adalgisa
a virgin of the Temple
Ebe Stignani
Clotilde
Norma's Confidante
Joan Sutherland
Child of Pollione and Norma Michael Kelly
Child of Pollione and Norma Michael Nicholls
Druids, Bards, Priestesses, Warriors and Gallic Soldiers The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from Kingsland Central School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.04-8.03pm, Act II: 8.32-9.20pm, Act III: 9.44-10.24pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 8 November 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)