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The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - 19 February 1960 Evening 6.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Reginald Goodall
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Walther von Stolzing
a young knight
Ronald Dowd
Walther von Stolzing
a young knight
Edgar Evans
Eva
daughter of Pogner
Una Hale
Magdalene
her nurse
Noreen Berry
Pogner
a goldsmith
David Ward
David
Sachs' apprentice
Dermot Troy
Mastersingers:
Sachs
a shoemaker
James Pease
Beckmesser
the town-clerk
Geraint Evans
Kothner
a baker
Forbes Robinson
Nachtigall
a tinsmith
David Allen
Zorn
a pewterer
John Lanigan
Eisslinger
a grocer
Kenneth MacDonald
Vogelgesang
a furrier
Edgar Evans
Moser
a tailor
David Tree
Foltz
a coppersmith
Stanley Cooper
Ortel
a soap-boiler
Hervey Alan
Schwarz
a stocking-weaver
Michael Langdon
Nightwatchman Edgar Boniface
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: Ronald Dowd and David Ward appear by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company.
Edgar Evans sang Walther von Stolzing in Act III Scene 2 because of the illness of Ronald Dowd.
Language: German
Durations: Act I: 6.03-7.25pm, Act II: 7.55-8.56pm, Act III: 9.32-11.15pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 19 February 1960 (in Royal Opera House Collections)