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Collection name Chelsea Opera Group
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Description Programmes for 31 performances by the Chelsea Opera Group at the Guildhall in Cambridge between February 1957 and October 1979 as follows:

17/02/1957: The Magic Flute. Colin Davis
03/11/1957: Cosi fan Tutte. Leon Lovett
23/11/1958: The Marriage of Figaro. Bernard Keeffe
20/11/1960: The Magic Flute. Brian Priestman
19/02/1961: Carmen: Maurits Sillem
04/06/1961: Romeo and Juliet. Colin Davis
13/05/1962: The Damnation of Faust. Colin Davis
12/05/1963: The Trojans, part 1. Colin Davis
03/11/1963: The Barber of Seville. Meredith Davies
26/01/1964: Falstaff. Guy Woolfenden
10/05/1964: The Trojans, part 2. Colin Davis
24/01/1965: Simon Boccanegra. Guy Woolfenden
09/05/1965: Benvenuto Cellini. Colin Davis
23/01/1966: Eugen Onegin. Guy Woolfenden
30/10/1966: The Seraglio. Nicholas Braithwaite
12/02/1967: Otello. Mario Bernardi
28/01/1968: Boris Godunov. Nicholas Braithwaite
12/05/1968: Aida. Nicholas Braithwaite
10/11/1968: Idomeneo. Roger Norrington
26/10/1969: The Rake’s Progress. Roger Norrington
01/02/1970: William Tell. John Matheson
09/05/1970: Romeo and Juliet. Roger Norrington
08/11/1970: The Flying Dutchman. Nicholas Braithwaite
09/05/1971: Don Carlos. John Matheson
12/05/1973: Turandot. Nicholas Braithwaite
10/05/1975: Daphnis et Chloe; L’enfant et les sortileges. Roderick Brydon
19/10/1975: Peter Grimes. Nicholas Braithwaite
20/03/1977: Les Vepres Siciliennes. John Matheson
19/03/1978: Drei Hymnen; Feuersnot. Nicholas Braithwaite
22/10/1978: Les Troyens, Acts III, IV and V. Roger Norrington
14/10/1979: Benvenuto Cellini. Roger Norrington


For further information on cast lists see the COG’s own list of past performances.


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Associated People and Organisations Davis, Colin 1927 - Lovett, Leon - Keeffe, Bernard - Priestman, Brian - Sillem, Maurits - Davies, Meredith - Woolfenden, Guy - Braithwaite, Nicholas - Bernardi, Mario - Norrington, Roger - Matheson, John - Brydon, Roderick 1939 - Chelsea Opera Group -
Associated Places Guildhall, Cambridge
Associated Times 20th century - mid 1931-1970 20th century - late 1971-1999
Associated Content Programme notes List of orchestral players
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