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La fanciulla del West

Music: Giacomo Puccini. Text: Guelfo Civinini and Carlo Zangarini, after the David Belasco play

Productions

Royal Opera House, 1982

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Royal Opera House Covent Garden
November 1982
Producer: Piero Faggioni. Sets: Ken Adam
Costumes and Lighting: Piero Faggioni.

Saturday Evening 27th Nov 1982 (31st performance) cast
CharacterPlayed By
MinnieMarilyn Zschau
Except 9th & 12th Nov
MinnieCarol Neblett
9th & 12th Nov
Dick Johnson, (Ramirez) a banditPlacido Domingo
Jack Rance, SheriffSilvano Carroli
Nick, a waiter at The PolkaFrancis Egerton
Ashby, agent for the Wells Fargo Transport CompanyRobert Lloyd
Except 24th & 27th Nov
Ashby, agent for the Wells Fargo Transport CompanyRoderick Kennedy
24th & 27th Nov
Jake Wallace, a roving minstrelGwynne Howell
Except 24th Nov
Jake Wallace, a roving minstrelSean Rea
24th Nov
Sonora, MinerJohn Rawnsley
Trin, MinerJohn Dobson
Bello, MinerTom McDonnell
Happy, MinerIan Caddy
Joe, MinerRobin Leggate
Larkens, MinerRoderick Earle
Harry, MinerPaul Crook
Sid, MinerNorman Welsby
Billy Jackrabbit, a Red IndianPaul Hudson
Wowkle, Minnie's Indian womanservantJean Bailey
José Castro, a highwayman of Ramirez's bandJohn Gibbs
A Pony Express RiderHandel Owen
ConductorNello Santi
The Royal Opera ChorusChorus Master: John McCarthy
The Orchestra of The Royal Opera HouseLeader: John Brown

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