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Simon Boccanegra - 20 October 1981 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor James Conlon
Chorus Master John McCarthy
Leader John Brown
Cast
Prologue
Paolo Albiani
a goldsmith of Genoa
Jonathan Summers
Pietro
a citizen of Genoa
Roderick Earle
Simon Boccanegra
a pirate in the service of the Genoese Republic
Sherrill Milnes
Jacopo Fiesco
a nobleman of Genoa
Gwynne Howell
Drama (twenty-five years later)
Maria Boccanegra
daughter of Simon, under the name of 'Amelia Grimaldi'
Leona Mitchell
Gabriele Adorno
a gentleman of Genoa
Carlo Bini
Maidservant
to 'Amelia'
Jane Powell
Paolo Albiani
a courtier favoured by the Doge
Jonathan Summers
Jacopo Fiesco
under the name of 'Andrea Grimaldi'
Gwynne Howell
Simon Boccanegra
the Doge of Genoa
Sherrill Milnes
Pietro
a courtier
Sean Rea
A Captain Handel Owen
Soldiers, Sailors, Citizens, Senators, Members of the Doge's Court, etc. The Royal Opera Chorus
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Durations: Prologue and Act I scene 1: 7.02-8.09pm, Act I scene 2: 8.40-9.00pm, Acts II and III: 9.30-10.31pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 October 1981 (in Royal Opera House Collections)