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Collection Title
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1893)
Unique Identifier
A Souvenir Programme for the performance of Charles Gounod, Romeo et Juliette, given on 4 July 1893 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in honour of the marriage of their Royal Highness The Duke of York and Princess May of Teck.

The concert was conducted by Signor Mancinelli and given under the management of Sir Augustus Harris.

The programme contains a cast list for the production, a brief synopsis of the scenes and a copy of the vocal score, with words.

The programme lists the following vocal soloists:
Madame Melba, Miss Lucile Hill, Mademoiselle Bauermeister, Messrs E. and Jean de Reszke, Plan├žon, Bonnard, Ghasne, Castelmary, de Vaschetti and Coutellier.

Also held at this shelfmark is a framed A3-sized poster for this event, described as a 'Souvenir'. This includes photographs of the royal patrons.
Date range of collection
1893 - 1893
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British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council