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: 'DON CARLOS'

An opera in five, acts
Libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille Du Locle
Music by Verdi (sung in Italian)
Covent Garden Opera Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson )
Covent Garden Orchestra
(Leader, Charles Taylor
Conducted by CARLO Maria GIULINI
Producer, Luchino Visconti
From the Royal Opera House,
Covent Garden
(by arrangement with the Royal
Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)
ACT 1: The Forest of Fontainebleau
Act 2
Scene 1: The cloister of the convent of San Giusto
Scene 2= A fountain court adjoining the cloisters

Contributors

Music By: Verdi
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini
Producer: Luchino Visconti
Philip II King of Spain: Boris Christoff
Don Carlos, his son: Jon Vlckers
Rodrigo Marquis of Posa: Tito Gobbi
The Grand Inquisitor: Michael Langdon
A Friar: Joseph Rouleau
Elizabeth of Valois: Gre Brouwenstijn
Princess Eboli: Fedora Barbieri
Tebaldo, Elizabeth's page: Jeannette Sinclair
The Count of Lerma: Edgar Evans
A Herald: Robert Allman
A Voice from Heaven: Ava June

: KING RAMIRO'S CHURCHES

by Nikolaus Pevsner
Last autumn Dr. Pevsner travelled into the mountains of Astunas in northern
Spain in search of some remote churches and the remains of a curious palace built some 1,100 years ago.

Contributors

Unknown: Nikolaus Pevsner

: 'Don Carlos'

ACT 3
Scene 1: The gardens of the Queen in Madrid
Scene 2: A large square in front of the church of Our Lady of Anuoch

: ROBERT BRIDGES

A selection of poems
Read by Cecil Bellamy and Wendy Gifford

Contributors

Read By: Cecil Bellamy
Read By: Wendy Gifford

: 'DON CARLOS'

Act 4
Scene 1: The King's private chamber in Madrid
Scene 2: A subterranean prison
ACT 5
The cloisters of the convent of San Giusto

: THE SEARCH FOR AMERICANISM

by H. G. Nicholas
Fellow of New College. Oxford
Mr. Nicholas considers Max Lerner 's
America as a Civilisation as the latest manifestation of a continuous American self-consciousness and asks why Americans both affirm and question the distinctiveness of their society.

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Nicholas
Unknown: Max Lerner

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