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The Welsh National Opera Company in 'NABUCCO'


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An opera in four acts
Libretto by Temistocle Solera
English version by Norman Tucker and Tom Hammond
Music by Verdi
Welsh National Opera Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Derek Collier )
Producer, John Moody
From the Empire Theatre, Swansea
The action takes place in Jerusalem and Babylon in Biblical times
Acr 1: Jerusalem
Inside the Temple of Solomon
7.50 app. Interval
7.66 app. Acr 2: The Blasphemy
Scene 1: Abigail's room in the palace at
Scene 2: A hall in the palace
8.30 app. Interval
8.35 app. Act 3: The Prophecy
Scene 1: The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Scene 2: On the banks of the Euphrates
9.10 app. Interval
9.16 app. Act 4: The Broken Idol Scene 1: Abigail's room in the Palace Scene 2: The Temple of Baal


Unknown: Norman Tucker
Unknown: Tom Hammond
Leader: Derek Collier
Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco), King of Babylon: Babylon Jones
Ishmael, nephew of the King of Judah.: Tano Ferendinos
Zachariah, High Priest of the Jews: Hervey Alan
Abigail, a slave, supposed elder daughter of Nabucco: Ruth Packer
Fenena, daughter of Nabucco: Barbara Greenwood
The High Priestof Baal: Leslie Wicks
Abdulla minister of the King of Babylon: Tegwyn Short
Anna sister of Zachariah: Lilian Prosser-Evans

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