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Troilus and Cressida


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An opera in three acts
Libretto by Christopher Hassall
Music by William Walton
Covent Garden Opera Chorus (Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson)
Covent Garden Orchestra (Leader, Charles Taylor)
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Producer, George Devine
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (by arrangement with the Covent Garden Opera Trust)
Act 1
Troy. The Citadel before the temple of Pallas. Time: about the twelfth century B.C.
Arthur Jacobs writes on page 4


Libretto: Christopher Hassall
Music: William Walton
Singers: Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Musicians: Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Producer: George Devine
Troilus, Prince of Troy: Richard Lewis
Cressida, daughter of Calkas: Magda Laszlo
Pandarus, brother of Calkas: Peter Pears
Diomede, Prince of Argos: Otakar Kraus
Antenor, Captain of the Trojan Spears: Ronald Lewis
Evadne, Cressida's servant: Monica Sinclair
Calkas, High Priest of Pallas: Frederick Dalberg
The Voice of the Oracle: Monica Sinclair
Horaste, a friend of Pandarus: Forbes Robinson

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