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La traviata - 26 June 1958 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Nicola Rescigno
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Violetta Valery
a courtesan
Maria Callas
Baron Douphol
her lover
Forbes Robinson
Flora Bervoix
friend of Violetta
Marie Collier
Gastone
a young man of fashion
Dermot Troy
Alfredo Germont
his friend
Cesare Valletti
Il Marchese d'Obigny
an elderly roué
Ronald Lewis
Doctor Grenvil David Kelly
Annina
Violetta's Maid
Leah Roberts
Giuseppe
Violetta's Servant
David Tree
Giorgio Germont
Alfredo's father
Mario Zanasi
A Messenger Keith Raggett
Flora's Servant Charles Morris
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.31-8.03pm, Act II: 8.24-9.01pm, Act III: 9.22-9.44pm, Act IV: 10.07-10.38pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 26 June 1958 (in Royal Opera House Collections)