Don Carlo


Main Details
Premiere Date 1985
Category Concert Recording
Director Sir John Tooley
Music Director Sir Colin Davis
Music By Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto By François Joseph Méry
Libretto By Camille du Locle
Translation Achille de Lauzières
Translation Angelo Zanardini
Original Production Luchino Visconti
Staged By Christopher Renshaw
Scenery, Costumes Luchino Visconti
Assistants Maurizio Chiari
Assistants Filippo Sanjust
Original Lighting Luchino Visconti
Revived By Bill McGee
Conductor Bernard Haitink
Director (for Videogram and Television) Brian Large
Production Company BBC Television
Cast Ileana Cortubas as Elisabetta di Valois
Cast Patricia Parker as Tebaldo
Cast Romayne Grigorova as The Countess of Aremberg
Cast Luis Lima as Don Carlo
Cast John Dobson as Court Lerma
Cast Matthew Best as A Monk
Cast Giorgio Zancanaro as Rodrigo
Cast Robert Lloyd as Philip II
Cast Bruna Baglioni as Princess Eboli
Cast Alan Jones as A Royal Herald
Cast Ian Comboy as Flemish Deputy
Cast Brian Donlan as Flemish Deputy
Cast Henry Herford as Flemish Deputy
Cast Martin McEvoy as Flemish Deputy
Cast Julian Moyle as Flemish Deputy
Cast Stephen Rhys-Williams as Flemish Deputy
Cast Lola Rouleau as A Voice from Heaven
Joseph Rouleau as Grand Inquisitor
Chorus The Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus Master Peter Burian
Orchestra The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Orchestra Leader John Brown
Assistant to the Producer Stephen Lawless
Chief Répétiteur Christopher McManus
Italian Language Coach Maria Cleva
Make-up Artist Jean Steward
Make-up, Wig Master (Robert Lloyd's) Ron Freeman
Production Assistant Deirdre Allee
Video Tape Editor Ron Bowman
Vision Mixer Graham Giles
Vision Control Supervisor Roger Pearce
Camera Supervisor Alistair Mitchell
Engineering Manager Alan Woolford
Engineering Manager Geoff Rathbone
Sound Graham Haines
Lighting Alan Woolford
Executive Producer (BBC) John Vernon
Post-Production Manager Carl Simons
Executive Producer Robin Scott
Notes A recording of Don Carlo from The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, April 17th 1985


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