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Così fan tutte - 1 June 1985 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Prom performance
Conductor Colin Davis
Chorus Master Peter Burian
Leader Hugh Maguire
Cast
Ferrando
a young Army officer in love with Dorabella
Francisco Araiza
Guglielmo
a brother officer in love with Fiordiligi
Russell Smythe
Alfonso
a cynical philosopher
Richard Van Allan
Fiordiligi
a lady from Ferrara
Margaret Price
Dorabella
her sister
Anne Howells
Despina
maid to the ladies
Lillian Watson
Soldiers, Servants, Sailors, Wedding Guests and Townspeople The Royal Opera Chorus
Harpsichord Continuo Gareth Morrell
Children from Sussex House School
Children from St John the Evangelist Primary School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Part of the Covent Garden Proms. Richard Van Allan is a member of English National Opera.
Sponsor: Midland Bank (prom performance)
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.03-8.27pm, Act II: 9.00-10.26pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 1 June 1985 (in Royal Opera House Collections)