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Giuseppe Verdi Falstaff

Commedia lirica in three acts
by Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Libretto by Arrigo Boito (1842–1918), based on the comedy Sir John Falstaff and the Merry Wives of Windsor and extracts from King Henry IV by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

PREMIERE

  • 26 July 1937, 19:00

DATE

  • 09 August 1937, 19:00
  • 23 August 1937, 19:00

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CREATIVE TEAM

Arturo Toscanini, Conductor
Guido Salvini, Stage Director
Robert Kautsky, Sets
Ladislaus Czettel, Costumes
Margarete Wallmann, Choreography

CAST

Mariano Stabile, Sir John Falstaff
Piero Biasini, Ford
Dino Borgioli, Fenton
Alfredo Tedeschi, Dr. Cajus
Giuseppe Nessi, Bardolfo
Virgilio Lazzari, Pistola
Franca Somigli, Mrs. Alice Ford
Augusta Oltrabella, Nannetta
Angelica Cravcenco, Mrs. Quickly
Mita Vasari, Mrs. Meg Page
Ballet of the Vienna State Opera,

Choir of the Vienna State Opera
Vienna Philharmonic




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