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Aida - 2 December 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Barbirolli
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Ramphis
the High Priest
Frederick Dalberg
Radames
Captain of the Guards
James Johnston
Amneris
the Pharoah's daughter
Nell Rankin
Aïda
the slave of Amneris
Gré Brouwenstijn
The Pharoah Michael Langdon
A Messenger Hector Thomas
A Priestess Joan Sutherland
Amonasro
King of Ethiopia
Marko Rothmüller
Premiere Danseuse Margaret Andrews
Students of the Sadler's Wells School of Ballet
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.44pm, Act II: 8.00-8.44pm, Act III: 9.00-9.32pm, Act IV: 9.53-10.28pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 2 December 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)