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Parsifal - 14 April 1979 Evening 5.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Georg Solti
Chorus Master John Barker
Leader John Brown
Cast
Gurnemanz
senior Knight of the Holy Grail
Kurt Moll
First Esquire Elaine Mary Hall
Second Esquire Janice Hooper-Roe
First Knight
of the Holy Grail
John Dobson
Second Knight
of the Holy Grail
Malcolm King
Kundry
an accursed woman in the power of Klingsor
Yvonne Minton
Amfortas
son of Titurel, Head of the Order of Knights of the Holy Grail
Norman Bailey
Third Esquire Adrian Martin
Fourth Esquire Francis Egerton
Parsifal
an untutored orphaned youth
Peter Hofmann
Titurel
Founder of the Order of Knights of the Holy Grail
Gwynne Howell
Klingsor
a rejected knight
Franz Mazura
Flower Maiden
in Klingsor's Magic Garden
Teresa Cahill
Flower Maiden
in Klingsor's Magic Garden
Isobel Buchanan
Flower Maiden
in Klingsor's Magic Garden
Diana Montague
Flower Maiden
in Klingsor's Magic Garden
Elizabeth Robson
Flower Maiden
in Klingsor's Magic Garden
Jean Bailey
Flower Maiden
in Klingsor's Magic Garden
Anne Wilkens
Voice
from the height of the Temple of the Holy Grail
Stephen Pusey
Voice
from the height of the Temple of the Holy Grail
David White
Knights of the Holy Grail, Esquires, Flower Maidens The Royal Opera Chorus
Dancers
Children from Haberdashers' Aske's School for Boys (Elstree)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: German
Durations: Act I: 5.36-7.19pm, Act II: 7.51-8.57pm, Act III: 9.29-10.41pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 14 April 1979 (in Royal Opera House Collections)