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Bomarzo

Composer: Alberto Ginastera. Libretto: Manuel Mujica-Lainez

Productions

Washington, 1967
London Coliseum, 1976

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Washington
First performance: 19th May 1967

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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London Colsieum
First performance: 3rd November 1976
New Opera Company in association with ENO. English Translation: Lionel Salter.
Conductor: Leon Lovett. Producer: Anthony Besch.
Sets: John Stoddart. Costumes: Jane Bond.
Choreographer: Jack Carter. Lighting Designer: Joe Davis.
Staff Producer: Brenda Stanley. Assistant to the Producer and Designer: Peter Foster.

CharacterPlayed By
The shepherd boyPeter Haviland
Pier Franceso Orsini, Duke of Bomarzo, also known as VicinoGraham Clark
Silvio da Nami, an astrologerGeoffrey Chard
Niccolo, son of MaerbaleAlan Woodrow
Diana Orsini, grandmother of VicinoSarah Walker
Girolamo as a boy, elder brother of VicinoMax de Lotbinière
Maerbale as a boy, younger brother of VicinoDavid Seaborn-Jones
Pier Francesco as a boyMark Ireland
Gian Corrado Orsini, father of VicinoDennis Wicks
Pantasilea, a Florentine courtesanKatherine Pring
Abul, a servant of VicinoReginald Tsiboe
GirolamoChristian du Plessis
MaerbaleNiall Murray
Giulia FarneseBarbara Walker
Cardinal Orsini, uncle of VicinoCarl Oatley
PageNicholas Webb
PageCaspar Fawden
PageBenedict Noakes
PageNicholas Gough
Courtiers, Etruscans, etcEnglish National Opera Movement Group

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