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The Girl of the Golden West is a fast-moving tale of love, jealousy, gambling, banditry and violence and their effect on a tight knit community. Despite the odds, the intrepid and resourceful frontierswoman Minnie gets her feller. Highly dramatic and brilliantly orchestrated La fanciulla del West was first staged in New York in 1910. It followed close on the heels of Puccini's huge success with Madama Butterfly. Supported (2005) by The Jean Sainsbury Royal Opera House Fund. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time 3 hours 30 minutes.

Performers Andrea Gruber (Minnie), Jose Cura (Dick Johnson), Mark Delavan (Jack Rance), Jonathan Lemalu (Jake Wallace), Mark Stone (Sonora), Robert Lloyd (Ashley), Francis Egerton (Nick), Grant Doyle (Bello), Hubert Francis (Trin), Adrian Clark (Sid), Harry Nicoll (Joe), Graeme Broadbent (Larkens), Jeremy White (Jose Castro), Robert Murray (Harry), Jared Holt (Happy).
Music Puccini. Lyrics Guelfo Civinini. Lyrics Carlo Zangarini (after David Belasco's play The Girl of the Golden West). Producer Royal Opera House. Director Piero Faggioni. Conductor Antonio Pappano. Design Kenneth Adam. Lighting Piero Faggioni. Costume Piero Faggioni.

La Fanciulla Del West (The Girl of the Golden West)

La Fanciulla Del West (The Girl of the Golden West) (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T022359016. Details of all La Fanciulla Del West (The Girl of the Golden West) archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1512616403

Archive Listings

15 Sep 05
1 Oct 05
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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