Opera Scotland

Nozze di Figaro 1961Sadler's Wells Opera

Read more about the opera Marriage of Figaro

The final tour of Douglas Seale's popular production, this was noticeable for the first appearance as a conductor by the young Scot James Lockhart. In spite of a notable career with Covent Garden. Welsh National, and several German houses, he only conducted a single performance with Scottish Opera.

Cast details from ENO archive

Performance Cast

Figaro the Count's valet

Gwyn Griffiths

Susanna the Countess's maid

Nancy Creighton

Cherubino the Count's page

Catherine Wilson

Count Almaviva

John Hargreaves

Bartolo a doctor, the Countess's former guardian

Harold Blackburn

Marcellina Bartolo's housekeeper

Rita Hunter

Don Basilio a priest and music master

John Chorley

Countess Almaviva

Wendy Baldwin

Antonio a gardener, Susanna's uncle

Leon Greene

Don Curzio a lawyer

Gwilym Jones

Barbarina daugher of Antonio

Joan Smalley

First Peasant Girl

Joan Clarkson

Second Peasant Girl

Sheila Hardie


Priscilla Truett

Joyce Dodd

Robert Blake

Anton Waller

Performance DatesNozze di Figaro 1961

Map List

Empire Theatre, Glasgow | Glasgow

19 Apr, 19.00

King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

28 Apr, 19.00

Gaumont Theatre | Dundee

3 May, 19.00

© Copyright Opera Scotland 2020

Site by SiteBuddha