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Il trovatore - 17 March 1978 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Edward Downes
Chorus Master John Bacon
Leader John Brown
Captain of Count di Luna's Guard
Richard Van Allan
Lady-in-waiting to the Queen
Martina Arroyo
Leonora's confidante
Elizabeth Bainbridge
Count di Luna Franco Bordoni
'Son' of Azucena (brother of Count di Luna)
Carlo Bergonzi
A gypsy woman, 'mother' of Manrico
Livia Budai
An Old Gypsy Wyndham Parfitt
A Messenger Handel Owen
Manrico's Captain
John Dobson
Leonora's Companions, Nuns, Followers of the Count, Soldiers, Gypsies The Royal Opera Chorus
Children from Edith Cavell Secondary School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 17 March 1978 (in Royal Opera House Collections)