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Poster for a performance of the opera 'La Favorita' ('La Favorite') and the ballet 'Coralia, ou le chevalier inconstant' on 25 February 1847 at Her Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket, London

Collection: Poster Collection
Object number: ROH/MAR/POS/2239
Date: 25 February 1847
Date notes: Date of the performance, rather than of the poster's creation.
Description: Poster with black and red text, listing the casts as below. Of the singers listed, only the name Gardoni is legible; the others are derived from the poster for 27 February. The poster states that this performance is for the benefit of the Fund for the Relief of the Distressed Irish and Scotch, and 'in the course of the evening will be sung a lyrical ode written and composed expressly for the occasion'. Paul Taglioni choreographed 'Coralia' to music by Cesare Pugni, with scenery by Charles Marshall, the appointments by Edmund Bradwell, and costumes by Miss Bradley and Mr Whales under the superintendance of Mademoiselle Copére.
Printer: W S Johnson
Singer: Italo Gardoni
Singer: Antonio Superchi
Singer: Bouché
Singer: Dai Fiori
Dancer: Carolina Rosati
Dancer: Paul Taglioni
Dancer: Gouriet
Dancer: Petit Stephan
Dancer: Honoré
Dancer: Gosselin
Dancer: Venafra
Dancer: di Mattia
Dancer: Marie Taglioni
Dancer: Carolina Baucourt
Dancer: Cassan
Dancer: Thevenot
Dancer: Bertin
Dancer: Julien
Dancer: L'Amoureux
Company: Her Majesty's Theatre
Language: English
Dimensions: height 76 cm; width 51 cm
Condition: Fair.Poster has been cleaned, conserved and repaired. The right of the poster is damaged, obscuring some text.