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Opera Night

on BBC Two England

John Mortimer introduces the production of Verdi's Ernani from La Scala, Milan at 8.15
Teatro alia Scala, Milan presents GIUSEPPE VERDI 'S opera in four acts with a libretto by FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE ; with
Gomez de Silva and the Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, Milan conducted by Riccardo Muti
Chorus master ROMANO GANDOLFI Lighting designer VANNIO VANI Set designer EZIO FRIGERIO
Costume designer FRANCA SQUARCIAPINO Choreography ANGELO CORTI Produced by LUCA RONCONt
Produced for television by the NATIONAL VIDEO CORPORATION in association with RAI
Sung in Italian
English subtitles by GILLIAN WIDDICOMBE
Television lighting JOHN TREATS
StereosounddirectorRoyemerson Directed for television by PREBEN MONTELL
For the best effect, viewers with stereo Radio 3 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones are an alternative. including at 9.40*-9.43 Interval


John Mortimer
Giuseppe Verdi
Francesco Maria Piave
Gomez de Silva
Conducted By:
Riccardo Muti
Chorus Master:
Romano Gandolfi
Produced By:
Luca Roncont
Television By:
Preben Montell
Placido Domingo
Donna Elvira:
Mirella Frenl
Don Carlo:
Renato Bruson
Don Ruy:
Nicolai Ghlaurov
Jolanda Michieli
Don Riccardo:
Gianfranco Manganotti
Alfredo Giacomotti

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