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Opera in three acts by Handel
English translation by Geoffrey Dunn
Cast, in order of singing:
BBC Theatre Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
The Boyd Neel Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz ) Winifred Davey (continuo)
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
Répétiteur, Leo Wurmser (Continued in next column)
Scene: Abydos in Asia Minor, and the shores of the Hellespont. About 480 B.c.
Act 1
Scene 1: A garden
Scene 2: A courtyard in the city Scene 3: A garden pavilion


Translation By: Geoffrey Dunn
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Leader: Winifred Davey
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Leo Wurmser
Xerxes, King of Persia: Heddle Nash
Arsamenes, his brother (in love with Romilda): Roderick Jones
Elviro, servant to Arsamenes: Owen Brannigan
Daughters of Ariodates: Romilda: Ruth Packer
Daughters of Ariodates: Atalanta: Margaret Ritchie
Amastris, a princess (disguised as awarrior): Anna Pollak
Ariodates, a prince (field-marshal of Xerxes' armies): Trevor Anthony

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