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Opera in four acts
Libretto by Da Ponte (after Beaumarchais)
« Music by Mozart
Cast in order of singing:
(Continued in next column)
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. David McCallum )
Continuo. John Pritchard
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay
Produced by Carl Ebert
From the King's Theatre, Edinburgh Acts 1, 2, and 4 are also being broadcast in the Scottish Home Service
6.55 Act 1
In the palace of Count Almaviva
7.45 Interval
During the intervals Christopher Pemberton reads from 'The Letters of Mozart and his Family,' translated by Emily Anderson
7.55 Act 2
The Countess's boudoir
8.45 Interval
8.55 Act 3
A hall in the palace
9.45 Interval
9.55 Act 4
The palace gardens


David McCallum
John Pritchard
Conducted By:
Ferenc Fricsay
Produced By:
Carl Ebert
Christopher Pemberton
Translated By:
Emily Anderson
Figaro, the Count's servant:
George London
Susanna, the Countess's madd:
Elfride Troetschel
Doctor Bertolo:
Ian Wallace
Marcellina, his former housekeeper:
Jean Watson
Cherubino a page:
Sena Jurinac
Count Almaviva:
Marko Rothmiiller
Don Basilio, a music teacher:
Murray Dickae
Countess Almaviva:
Clara Ebers
Antonio, a gardener:
Dennis Wicks
Don Curzio a lawyer:
Leslie Fyson
Barbarina, Antonio's daughter and Susanna's cousin.:
April Cantelo

Six-part compositions from the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries played by the London Consort of Viols:
Harry Danks (treble viol)
Stanley Wootton (treble viol)
Jacqueline Townshend (tenor viol)
Sylvia Putterill (tenor viol)
Henry Revell (bass viol)
Robert Donington (bass viol)
(The recorded broadcast of May 27)


Harry Danks
Stanley Wootton
Jacqueline Townshend
Sylvia Putterill
Henry Revell

C. M. Woodhouse talks about Sir Reginald Leeper 's recently published account of his ambassador- ship in Greece
The speaker is author of Apple of Discord, a study of modern Greek political history. He was in Greece-with the Allied Mission to the Greek Partisans and later as official observer in the first elections-during many of the events described in Sir Reginald Leeper 's book.


C. M. Woodhouse
Reginald Leeper
Sir Reginald Leeper

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