May 17

Falstaff premiered at the Royal Opera House

Robert Carson’s new production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera, Falstaff premiered at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 15 May 2012. It runs until 30 May 2012.

Ana Maria Martinez as Alice Ford, Kai Ruutel as Meg Page and Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Mistress Quickly. Royal Opera House, London.

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Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff. Royal Opera House, London.

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Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff and Ana Maria Martinez as Alice Ford. Royal Opera House, London.

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Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff (front). Royal Opera House, London.

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