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An opera in three acts
Libretto adapted from Sardou's drama by the author, Luigi Illica, and Giuseppe Giacosa
Music by Puccini
(sung in Italian)
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson)
Covent Garden Orchestra (Leader, Charles Taylor)
Conducted by Alexander Gibson
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (by arrangement with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)
The action takes place in Rome in 1800
Act 1
The church of Sant' Andrea della Valle

Contributors

Libretto:
null Sardou
Libretto:
Luigi Illica
Libretto:
Giuseppe Giacosa
Music:
null Puccini
Singers:
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master:
Douglas Robinson
Musicians:
Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader:
Charles Taylor
Conductor:
Alexander Gibson
Floria Tosca, a prima donna:
Zinka Milanov
Mario Cavaradossi, a painter:
Franco Corelll
Baron Scarpia, chief of police:
Gian Giacomo Guelfi
Cesare Angelotti, an escaped political prisoner:
Michael Langdon
A sacristan:
Forbes Robinson
Spoletta, a police agent:
David Tree
Sciarrone, a gendarme:
Ronald Lewis
A gaoler:
Rhydderch Davies
A shepherd boy:
Noreen Berry

by F. Kingdon-Ward
Hardy plants which were once native to Europe but were eliminated during the Ice Age are still to be found in theSino Himalaya. F. Kingdon-Ward , who has been responsible for reintroducing many of them to the gardens of this country, describes an expedition to Mount Vic toria in Burma, from which he and his wife have recently returned.

Contributors

Unknown:
F. Kingdon-Ward
Unknown:
Sino Himalaya.
Unknown:
F. Kingdon-Ward
Unknown:
Mount Vic

The third of four programmes of poems by Baudelaire to commemorate the centenary of ' Les Fleurs du Mal'
French reader. Jean Vilar
English reader, Stephen Murray
Translation by John Petrie
Programme arranged by Rayner Heppenstall
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Contributors

Reader:
Jean Vilar
Reader:
Stephen Murray
Translation By:
John Petrie
Arranged By:
Rayner Heppenstall

Third Programme

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