This film shows the end of the war in Germany and the collapse of the Luftwaffe.
Written and produced by John Elliot.
(Previously televised on January 24)
Adviser, Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert K.C.B., C.M.G.,
Guy Kingsley Poynter (and Allied War
Scenes from Rossini's (sung in the original Italian)
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Bryan Balkwill
Adapted for television by Peter Ebert and Antony Craxton.
A special performance before an invited audience
Il Conte D'Almaviva:
Fiorello, the Count's servant:
Figaro, a barber:
Bartolo a doctor, guardian of Rosina:
Berta, Bartolo's housekeeper:
Ambrogio, Bartolo's servant:
Basilio, music master to Rosina:
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