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Opera in a prologue and two acts Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
(revised Arrigo Boito )
English version by Norman Tucker
Music by Verdi
Cast in order of singing:
Sadler's Wells Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leo Quayle )
Sadler's Wells Orchestra
(Leader, Walter Price )
Conductor, Michael Mudie
From Sadler's Wells Theatre, London (By arrangement with the Governors)
Scene: Genoa in the twelfth century
6.55 Prologue:
A square, with the Doge's Palace
7.30 Interval
7.40 Act 1
Scene 1: The garden of the Grimaldi Palace. Dawn, twenty years later
Scene 2: The Doge's Council Chamber. Next day
8.45 Interval


Unknown: Francesco Maria Piave
Unknown: Arrigo Boito
Unknown: Norman Tucker
Chorus-Master: Leo Quayle
Leader: Walter Price
Conductor: Michael Mudie
Paolo, Leader of the PlebeianParty: Frederick Sharp
Pietro, a Plebeian: Denis Dowling
Simone Boccanegra, Captain of theGenoese Fleet, later first Plebeian Doge of Genoa: Arnold Matters
Fiesco, reigning Patrician Doge, later disguised as Andrea: Stanley Clarkson
Amelia Grimaldi, Boccanegra's daughter, lost as a child: Joyce Gartside
Gabriele Adorno, a Patrician, in love with Amelia: Rowland Jones
Captain of the Guard: Rhys Williams

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