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Parsifal - 25 June 1980 Evening 6.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
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
Roderick Kennedy
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 Robin Leggate
Fourth Esquire Philip Gelling
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
Yvonne Kenny
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
Cynthia Buchan
Knights of the Holy Grail, Esquires, Flower Maidens The Royal Opera Chorus
Dancers
Boys from Crofton Parish Church Choir (Orpington)
Children from Finchley Catholic High School
Boys from The Merton Boys Choir
Children from Widford Lodge
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: German
Durations: Act I: 6.05-7.50pm, Act II: 8.22-9.29pm, Act III: 9.56-11.10pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 25 June 1980 (in Royal Opera House Collections)