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COVENT GARDEN: 1970s


1970-71 Season

1970 (9 Sep): DAS RHEINGOLD (ROH, CvtGdn)
David Ward, Josephine Veasey, Zoltan Kelemen, John Dobson; c:Solti [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1970 (10 Sep): DIE WALKURE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ludmilla Dvorakova, David Ward, James King, Helge Dernesch, Martti Talvela, Josephine Veasey; c:Solti [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1970 (18 Sep): SIEGFRIED (ROH, CvtGdn)
Karl-Josef Hering, Ludmilla Dvorakova, John Lanigan, David Ward; c:Solti [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1970 (26 Sep): GOTTERDAMMERUNG (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ludmilla Dvorakova, Karl-Josef Hering, Martti Talvela, John Shaw, Heather Harper; c:Solti [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1970 (1 Oct): SIEGFRIED (ROH, CvtGdn)
Karl-Josef Hering, Amy Shuard, John Lanigan, David Ward; c:Downes [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1970 (3 Oct): GOTTERDAMMERUNG (ROH, CvtGdn)
Amy Shuard, Karl-Josef Hering, Michael Langdon, John Shaw, Heather Harper; c:Downes [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1970 (17 Oct): IL TROVATORE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Leontyne Price, James King, Peter Glossop, Erzsebet Komlossy; c:Downes [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1970 (6 Nov): CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and PAGLIACCI (ROH, CvtGdn)
Vilem Pribyl, Marie Collier, Raimund Herincx, Charles Craig, Maria Pellegrini, John Shaw; c:Gardelli [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1970 (30 Nov): LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (ROH, CvtGdn)
Elizabeth Robson, Wladimiro Ganzarolli, Gabriel Bacquier, Claire Watson, Anne Howells; c:Silvio Varviso [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1970 (23 Dec): LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (ROH, CvtGdn)
Beverly Sills, Giacomo Aragall, Delme Bryn-Jones; c:Pritchard [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £5

1971 (13 Feb): EUGENE ONEGIN (ROH, CvtGdn) in English
Ileana Cotrubas, Victor Braun, Yvonne Minton, Robert Tear; c:Solti [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1971 (24 Mch): COSI FAN TUTTE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Elisabeth Soderstrom, Anne Howells, Graziella Sciutti, Ryland Davies, Robert Kerns, Geraint Evans; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1971 (27 Mch): COSI FAN TUTTE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Elisabeth Soderstrom, Anne Howells, Graziella Sciutti, Ryland Davies, Robert Kerns, Geraint Evans; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1971 (29 May): BORIS GODUNOV (ROH, CvtGdn)
Boris Christoff, John Lanigan, Joseph Rouleau, William McAlpine, Michael Langdon, Josephine Veasey, Otakar Kraus; c:Lloyd-Jones [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1971-72 Season

1971 (5 Nov): FIDELIO (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ludmilla Dvorakova, Vilem Pribyl, Donald McIntyre, Dennis Wicks, Elizabeth Harwood; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1971 (6 Nov): FALSTAFF (ROH, CvtGdn)
Peter Glossop, Elizabeth Vaughan, Regina Resnik, Delme Bryn-Jones, Elizabeth Robson, Ryland Davies; c:Aldo Ceccato [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1972 (11 Mch): SIMON BOCCANEGRA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ingvar Wixell, Elizabeth Vaughan, Ruggero Raimondi, Carlo Cossutta, Delme Bryn-Jones; c:Alda Ceccato [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1972 (27 Mch): NABUCCO (ROH, CvtGdn)
Elena Suliotis, Peter Glossop, Ermanno Mauro, David Ward, Gwynne Howell; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1972 (26 Apr): COSI FAN TUTTE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Wendy Fine, Yvonne Minton, Graziella Sciutti, Ryland Davies, Wladimiro Ganzarolli, Geraint Evans; c:Raymond Leppard, dir:John Copley [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; slightly rumpled] £3

1972 (15 May): DON CARLOS (ROH, CvtGdn)
Martina Arroyo, Carlo Cossuta, Victor Braun, David Ward, Josephine Veasey, Gwynne Howell; c:John Pritchard [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; damp damage to bottom right corner, else VG] £1

1972 (8 Jun): MADAMA BUTTERFLY (ROH, CvtGdn)
Teresa Kubiak, Ermanno Mauro, Delme Bryn-Jones, Patricia Kern, Francis Egerton, Gwynne Howell, Derek Hammond Stroud, Elizabeth Shelley, Adam Collins; c:John Matheson [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; cover slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1972-73 Season

1972 (6 Oct): TAVERNER (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ragnar Ulfung, Raimund Herincx, Gwynne Howell, Gillian Knight, James Bowman, Benjamin Luxon, Francis Egerton; c:Downes [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1973 (23 Apr): TOSCA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Grace Bumbry, Carlo Bergonzi, John Shaw; c:Atherton [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1973 (23 May): IL TROVATORE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Martina Arroyo, Carlo Cossotto, Fiorenza Cossutta, Ladislaus Konya, Ivo Vinco; c:Charles Mackerras [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1973 (15 Jun): IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Jane Berbie, Ryland Davies, Hermann Prey, Renato Capecchi, Joseph Rouleau, William Elvin; c:Aldo Ceccato [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1973 (21 Jul): CARMEN (ROH, CvtGdn)
Shirley Verrett, Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jose Van Dam; c:Atherton [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1973-74 Season

1973 (29 Sep): TANNHAUSER (ROH, CvtGdn)
Wolfgang Kassel, Josephine Veasey, Jessye Norman, Norman Bailey, Karl Ridderbusch; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1973 (20 Nov): TOSCA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Hana Janku, Franco Tagliavini, Tito Gobbi, Joseph Rouleau; c:Leif Segerstam [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1974 (6 Feb): LA BOHEME (ROH, CvtGdn) First performance of a new production
Katia Ricciarelli, Placido Domingo, Peter Glossop, Thomas Allen, Wendy Fine, Gwynne Howell, Derek Hammond-Stroud, Thomas Lawlor; c:Silvio Varviso, dir:John Copley, des: Julia Trevelyan Oman [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1974 (20 Mch): BORIS GODUNOV (ROH, CvtGdn)
Nicolai Ghiaurov, Gwynne Howell, John Lanigan, Ion Buzea, Josephine Veasey; c:Downes [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1974 (15 Apr): LA TRAVIATA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ileana Cotrubas, Jose Carreras, Victor Braun, Gillian Knight; c:Pritchard [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1974 (11 May): TOSCA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Grace Bumbry, Giorgio Merighi, Ingvar Wixell; c:Atherton [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1974 (22 May): JENUFA in English (ROH, CvtGdn)
Wendy Fine, Amy Shuard, William Cochran, Gregory Dempsey; c:Charles Mackerras [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1974 (29 May): OWEN WINGRAVE (ROH, CvtGdn)
John Lanigan, Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, Sylvia Fisher, Heather Harper, Katherine Pring; c:Bedford [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1974 (30 May): DON GIOVANNI (ROH, CvtGdn)
Richard Van Allan, Yasuko Hayashi, Peter Glossop, Joseph Rouleau, Stuart Burrows, Elizabeth Harwood, Margaret Neville, Robert Lloyd; c:John Matheson, dir:John Copley [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1974 (4 Jun): JENUFA in English (ROH, CvtGdn)
Wendy Fine, William Cochrane, Amy Shuard, Gregory Dempsey, Heather Begg, Elizabeth Gale, Susan Lees, Richard Van Allan; c:Maurits Sillem [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1974-75 Season

1974 (2 Nov): LA BOHEME (ROH, CvtGdn)
Helena Dose, Veriano Luchetti, Benjamin Luxon, Cristina Carlin, William Elvin (for Thomas Allen); c:Stapleton [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1975 (30 Jan): UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Katia Ricciarelli, Reri Grist, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Placido Domingo, Piero Cappuccilli; c:Claudio Abbado [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1975 (31 Mch): LA BOHEME (ROH, CvtGdn)
Helena Dose, Veriano Luchetti, Peter Glossop, Noelle Rogers; c:Stapleton [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1975 (19 Apr): EUGENE ONEGIN (ROH, CvtGdn) in English
Wendy Fine, Benjamin Luxon, Stuart Burrows, Gillian Knight, David Ward; c:Gibson [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1975 (29 Apr): EUGENE ONEGIN in English (ROH, CvtGdn)
Wendy Fine, Benjamin Luxon, Stuart Burrows, Gillian Knight, John Lanigan, Heather Begg, Noreen Berry, David Ward, Richard Van Allan; c:David Atherton [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1975 (14 May): A SPECIAL CONCERT (ROH, CvtGdn)
A Special Concert in aid of The Ockenden Venture's new home in Camberley for handicapped Vietnamese children, with Montserrat Caballe, Robert Lloyd, Teresa Cahill, Alberto Remedios, Berit Lindholm, Richard Van Allan, John Dobson, David Ward, Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden conducted by Colin Davis [16pp, 8.25x11.75; orchestra and chorus lists, illustrated articles about the work of The Ockenden Venture, programme of events, company biographies w.photos; VG] £3

1975 (16 Jun): DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN (ROH, CvtGdn)
James King, Heather Harper, Helga Dernesch, Donald McIntyre, Ruth Hesse, Eiddwen Harrhy, Teresa Cahill, William Elvin, Paul Crook, Richard Van Allan; c:Solti [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1975 (30 Jun): DEATH IN VENICE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, James Bowman; c:Stuart Bedford [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1975-76 Season

1975 (3 Oct): DAS RHEINGOLD (ROH, CvtGdn)
Valerie Masterson, Eiddwen Harrhy, Gillian Knight, Zoltan Kelemen, Josephine Veasey, Donald McIntyre, Jeannine Altmeyer, David Ward, Matti Salminen, Robert Tear, Raimund Herincx, George Shirley, Ragnar Ulfung, Elizabeth Bainbridge; c:Colin Davis, dir:Gotz Friedrich [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; tiny tear to cover, else VG] £3

1975 (24 Oct): IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ruth Welting, Luigi Alva, Thomas Allen, Gabriel Bacquier; c:Zedda [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1976 (27 Jan): LA BOHEME (ROH, CvtGdn)
Kiri Te Kanawa, Luciano Pavarotti, Thomas Allen, Maria Pellegrini, Richard Van Allan, Stuart Harling; c: [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £6

1976 (29 Apr): EUGENE ONEGIN in English (ROH, CvtGdn)
Kiri Te Kanawa, Benjamin Luxon, Stuart Burrows, Gillian Knight, Gwynne Howell; c:Kazimierz Kord [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1976 (14 May): LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (ROH, CvtGdn)
Catherine Malfitano, Geraint Evans, Elizabeth Harwood, Hans Helm, Agnes Baltsa; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1976 (4 Jun): FAUST (ROH, CvtGdn)
Mirella Freni, Stuart Burrows, Lenus Carlson, Nicolai Ghiaurov; c:Delacote [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1976 (10 July): LA BOHEME (ROH, CvtGdn)
Katia Ricciarelli, Jose Carreras, Vincenzo Sardinero, Cristina Carlin, Gwynne Howell, William Elvin, Brian Donlan, Eric Garrett; c:Giuseppe Patane [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1976-77 Season

1976 (16 Sep): GOTTERDAMMERUNG (ROH, CvtGdn) First performance of a new production
Berit Lindholm, Jean Cox, Bengt Rundgren, Siegmund Nimsgern, Hanna Lisowska, Yvonne Minton, Zoltan Kelemen; c:Colin Davis [60pp, 5.25x9; black cover with picture of Wotan; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £5

1976 (4 Nov): COSI FAN TUTTE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ryland Davies, Thomas Allen, Richard Van Allan, Kiri Te Kanawa, Josephine Veasey, Norma Burrows; c:Stuart Bedford, dir:John Copley [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1976 (6 Dec): ARIADNE AUF NAXOS (ROH, CvtGdn) First performance of a new production
Heather Harper, Peter Lindroos, Yvonne Minton, Ruth Welting, Geraint Evans, Thomas Allen, Paul Crook, Francis Egerton, Gwynne Howell, Norma Burrowes, Anne Wilkens, Eiddwen Harrhy; c:Edo de Waart/Edward Spanjaard, p:John Copley [5.25x9 red w.costume design; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1977 (10 Jun): LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST (ROH, CvtGdn)
Carol Neblett, Placido Domingo, Silvano Carroli; c:Mehta [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1977-78 Season

1977-78: THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN (ROH, CvtGdn) Season Prospectus
Large-Size Photographic Prospectus for the 1977-78 Season. The repertoire included THE TROJANS, TOSCA, SALOME, DON CARLOS, MARIA STUARDA, LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, IL TROVATORE, LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, MADAMA BUTTERFLY, DEATH IN VENICE, IDOMENEO, OTELLO, DER FREISCHUTZ, RIGOLETTO, NORMA, TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, PELLEAS ET MELISANDE, LUISA MILLER, and FALSTAFF; Complete 1977-78 Schedule, 25 production photos, 98 cast photos, illustrations, costume designs etc.; front cover: Geraint Evans as Falstaff, back cover: Grace Bumbry as Salome [58pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

1977 (27 Sep): THE TROJANS AT CARTHAGE in English (ROH, CvtGdn)
Yvonne Minton, Richard Cassilly, Joseph Rouleau, Ann Murray, Robin Leggate; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1977 (13 Dec): LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (ROH, CvtGdn)
Hermann Prey, Hildegard Heichele (for Teresa Stratas), Robert Lloyd, Heather Begg, Agnes Baltsa, Thomas Allen, Paul Crook, Teresa Zylis-Gara, Malcolm King, John Dobson, Yvonne Kenny, Linda Humphries, Anne Weller; c:Karl Bohm, dir:John Copley [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; cast change written in] £4

1978 (2 Feb): ARIADNE AUF NAXOS (ROH, CvtGdn)
Heather Harper, Alberto Remedios, Yvonne Minton, Britt-Marie Aruhn; c:Klee [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1978 (24 Jul): NORMA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Grace Bumbry, Josephine Veasey, Pedro Lavirgen, David Ward, Elizabeth Bainbridge; c:Lopez-Cobos [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, else VG] £4

1978-79 Season

1979 (5 Jan): SALOME (ROH, CvtGdn)
Hildegard Behrens, Siegmund Nimsgern, Josephine Veasey, Richard Cassilly; c:Zubin Mehta [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, excellent photos of past productions, biographies] £4

1979 (15 Feb): DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (ROH, CvtGdn) First Performance of a New Production
Robin Leggate, Lorna Haywood, Ann Murray, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Thomas Allen, Zdzislawa Donat, Paul Crook, Ileana Cotrubas, Donald McIntyre, Robert Lloyd, Adrian Martin, Malcolm King, Iain Sinclair, Robert Lankesheer, Lilian Watson, Alberto Remedios/John Treleaven, Michael Burt/Roderick Kennedy; c:Colin Davis, dir:August Everding [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1979 (24 Feb): DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ileana Cotrubas, Robin Leggate, Thomas Allen, Zdzislawa Donat, Robert Lloyd; c:Colin Davis [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1979-80 Season

1979 (1 Oct): THERESE - John Tavener (ROH, CvtGdn) World Premiere
Vivien Townley, Keith Lewis, Robert Tear, Joseph Rouleau, Rosemary Ashe, Julie Cronshaw and large cast; c:Edward Downes, dir:David William [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; cast list, synopsis, designs, articles, photos, biographies w.photos; VG] £4

1980 (1 Jan): LA TRAVIATA (ROH, CvtGdn)
Kiri Te Kanawa, Stuart Burrows, Renato Bruson; c:Pritchard [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4

1980 (24 Jan): WERTHER (ROH, CvtGdn)
Robert Lloyd, Roland Durnford-Slater, Claire Appleton, David Rennie, Sophia Martinez, David Goodson, Valerio Martinez, Paul Hudson, John Dobson, Isobel Buchanan, Jose Carreras, Frederica von Stade, Donaldson Bell, Linda Humphries, Jonathan Summers; c:Colin Davis, dir:John Copley, assistant to John Copley: Steven Pimlott [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, Illustrations, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1980 (10 Mch): EUGENE ONEGIN (ROH, CvtGdn)
Eugenia Moldoveanu, Claire Powell, Linda Finnie, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Ignatius McFadyen, Stuart Burrows, Yuri Masurok, Roderick Kennedy, Francis Egerton, Norman Welsby, Derek Wright, Gwynne Howell; c:Edward Downes, dir:Richard Gregson [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, Illustrations, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1980 (22 Apr): LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST (ROH, CvtGdn)
Giuseppe Giacomini (for Jon Vickers), Arlene Saunders, Silvano Carroli, Francis Egerton, Robert Lloyd, Gwynne Howell, Jonathan Summers, Tom McDonnell, John Rawnsley, Robin Leggate, Roderick Kennedy, John Dobson, Paul Crook, Malcolm Rivers, John Gibbs, Handel Owen, Paul Hudson, Jean Bailey; c:Giuseppe Patane [5.25x9 red w.black coat of arms; synopsis, articles, photos, biographies] £4


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