Sir Geraint Evans as Verdi's Falstaff
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Shakespeare's Falstaff in music
2. Sir Geraint Evans as Verdi's Falstaff
The legendary Welsh baritone Geraint Evans first played Falstaff at Glyndebourne in 1957 and went on to perform the part around the world, including Covent Garden, the Vienna Staatsoper and the Metropolitan Opera. His interpretation was described as 'dark-voiced and riotously lustful'.