Written and produced by John Elliot.
A series of BBC television films.
This film shows the end of the war in Germany and the collapse of the Luftwaffe.
(Previously televised on January 24)
Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert K.C.B., C.M.G.,
Commentators [archive recordings]:
Allied War correspondents
Scenes from Rossini's (sung in the original Italian)
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Bryan Balkwill
Adapted for television by Peter Ebert and Antony Craxton.
A special performance before an invited audience
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Il Conte D'Almaviva:
Fiorello, the Count's servant:
Figaro, a barber:
Bartolo a doctor, guardian of Rosina:
Berta, Bartolo's housekeeper:
Ambrogio, Bartolo's servant:
Basilio, music master to Rosina:
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