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: From the Italian Opera Season at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Presented by S. A. Gorlinsky 'GUGLIELMO TELL'

'William Tell '
An opera in four acts
Libretto by Jouy and Bis
(after Schiller)
Music by Rossini
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. Steven Staryk )
CONDUCTED BY VINCENZO BELLEZZA
Chorus Master, Mario Tagini
Producer, Bruno Nofri
SCENE: Switzerland in the year 1340
ACT 1
An open space by a lake on May Day
Denis Stevens writes on page 6

Contributors

Unknown: William Tell
Leader: Steven Staryk
Conducted By: Vincenzo Bellezza
Chorus Master: Mario Tagini
Producer: Bruno Nofri
Unknown: Denis Stevens
Guglielmo Tell: Gino Bechi
Edvige, his wife: Clara Betner
Jemmy, his son: Odilia Rech
Arnoldo, in love with Matilde: Mario Filippeschi
Melchtal, his father, the patriarch: Lorenzo Gaetani
Gualtiero a Swiss patriot: Guerrando .Rigiri
A fisherman: Lorenzo Sabatucci
Leutoldo, a Swiss herdsman: Augusto Fratl
Gessler, the Austrian governor of the district: Gino Calo
Matilde, his sister: Onelia Fineschi
Rodolfo, captain of the guards: Mario Ferrara

: KING RAMIRO'S CHURCHES

by Nikolaus Pevsner
Last autumn Dr. Pevsner travelled into the mountains of Asturias in northern Spain in search of some remote churches and the remains of a curious palace built some i,ioo years ago.

Contributors

Unknown: Nikolaus Pevsner

: 'GUGLIELMO TELL'

ACT 2
A clearing in the woods

: THE HURET INTERVIEWS

Translated and adapted from
Jules Huret 's ' Enquete sur l'Evolution Litteraire ' by Robert Baldick , D.Phil.
Lecturer in French at Pembroke College, Oxford
Third of six programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Jules Huret
Unknown: Robert Baldick
Huret: Derek Hart
Maupassant: Alan Wheatley
Huysmans: Denis McCarthy

: GUGLIELMO TELL'

ACT 3
Scene 1: A room in the Governor's residence Scene 2: The market place in Altdorf
10.30 app. Interlude
10.35 app. Act 4
Scene I: Mclchtal's hut in the valley Scene 2: The same as Act I








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