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A Midsummer Night's Dream - 23 April 1964 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Meredith Davies
Leader Charles Taylor
Choir Director Jonathan Steele
Cast
Oberon
King of the Fairies
Grayston Burgess
Tytania
Queen of the Fairies
Elizabeth Vaughan
Puck or Robin Goodfellow John Parker
Peaseblossom Darien Angardi
Cobweb Robert Mulcahy
Mustardseed Bruce Webb
Moth William Weddle
Fairy Robin Seaman
Fairy Robin Stenham
Fairy Robin Sylvester
Fairy Ian Gouge
Fairy Stephen Gray
Fairy David Weddle
Fairy Richard Roberts
Fairy John Alexander
Theseus
Duke of Athens
Victor Godfrey
Hippolyta
Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus
Margreta Elkins
Lysander
in love with Hermia
Joseph Ward
Demetrius
in love with Hermia
Peter Glossop
Hermia
in love with Lysander but betrothed in law to Demetrius
Josephine Veasey
Helena
in love with Demetrius
Jeannette Sinclair
Bottom
a weaver
Geraint Evans
Quince
a carpenter
Michael Langdon
Flute
a bellows-mender
John Lanigan
Snug
a joiner
David Kelly
Snout
a tinker
Kenneth MacDonald
Starveling
a tailor
Keith Raggett
Philostrate
Master of Ceremonies
Beaufoy Milton
Indian Boy, Fan Bearer, Pages Students of St Martin-in-the-Fields Secondary School
Students of Edith Cavell Secondary School
The Fairies London Boy Singers
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: Performance given in celebration of the quatercentenary of William Shakespeare.
Language: English
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 23 April 1964 (in Royal Opera House Collections)