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Le Lac des cygnes - 24 July 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Hollingsworth
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Prince Siegfried John Field
The Princess-Mother Julia Farron
Wolfgang
the Prince's tutor
Paul Reymond
Benno
the Prince's friend
Leslie Edwards
Pas de Trois Brian Shaw
Pas de Trois Pauline Clayden
Pas de Trois Margaret Dale
A Peasant Girl Anne Heaton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Gilbert Vernon
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Henry Legerton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman William Barrett
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Ray Powell
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Kenneth Melville
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Kenneth MacMillan
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Philip Chatfield
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Alexander Grant
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Franklin White
Peasant Girl Valerie Taylor
Peasant Girl Wendy Winn
Peasant Girl Angela Walton
Peasant Girl Jane Shore
Peasant Girl Rosemary Valaire
Peasant Girl Fiorella Keane
Peasant Girl Anne Heaton
Peasant Girl Joan Benesh
Peasant Girl Anna Carne
Peasant Girl Brenda Taylor
Peasant Girl Dorothea Zaymes
Peasant Girl Christine du Boulay
Court Lady Diane Forhan
Court Lady Meriel Evans
Court Lady Anya Linden
Court Lady Catherine Boulton
ACT II
Odette
the Swan Queen
Violetta Elvin
Prince Siegfried John Field
Benno Leslie Edwards
Cygnet Pauline Clayden
Cygnet Margaret Dale
Cygnet Dorothea Zaymes
Cygnet Jill Gregory
Swan
one of Two Swans
Mary Drage
Swan
one of Two Swans
Lorna Mossford
Swan Meriel Evans
Swan Jane Shore
Swan Angela Walton
Swan Rosemary Valaire
Swan Wendy Winn
Swan Anne Heaton
Swan Rowena Jackson
Swan Christine du Boulay
Swan Diane Forhan
Swan Anna Carne
Swan Greta Hamby
Swan Fiorella Keane
Swan Brenda Taylor
Swan June Lesley
Swan Catherine Boulton
Swan Valerie Taylor
Swan Deirdre Dixon
Swan Anya Linden
ACT III
Prince Siegfried John Field
The Princess-Mother Julia Farron
Von Rothbart
a wicked magician
Alfred Rodrigues
Odile
his daughter
Violetta Elvin
Fiancée Mary Drage
Fiancée Rosemary Valaire
Fiancée Rowena Jackson
Fiancée Valerie Taylor
Fiancée Brenda Taylor
Fiancée Greta Hamby
Spanish Dance Kenneth Melville
Spanish Dance Gilbert Vernon
Spanish Dance Fiorella Keane
Spanish Dance Nadia Nerina
Czardas Alexander Grant
Czardas Anne Heaton
Czardas Dorothea Zaymes
Czardas Jill Gregory
Czardas Angela Walton
Czardas Joan Benesh
Czardas Ray Powell
Czardas Douglas Steuart
Czardas Peter Clegg
Czardas Paul Reymond
Mazurka Wendy Winn
Mazurka Lorna Mossford
Mazurka Jane Shore
Mazurka Christine du Boulay
Mazurka Franklin White
Mazurka Bryan Ashbridge
Mazurka Philip Chatfield
Mazurka William Barrett
Court Lady Diane Forhan
Court Lady Meriel Evans
Court Lady Anya Linden
Court Lady Catherine Boulton
Page June Lesley
Page Deirdre Dixon
Page Shirley Bateman
Page Patricia Kirshner
Page Margaret Watson
ACT IV
Swan
one of Two Swans
Mary Drage
Swan
one of Two Swans
Lorna Mossford
Black Cygnet Margaret Dale
Black Cygnet Jill Gregory
Black Cygnet Nadia Nerina
Black Cygnet Pauline Clayden
Black Cygnet Dorothea Zaymes
Black Cygnet April Olrich
Odette Violetta Elvin
Prince Siegfried John Field
Von Rothbart Alfred Rodrigues
Swan Meriel Evans
Swan Jane Shore
Swan Angela Walton
Swan Rosemary Valaire
Swan Wendy Winn
Swan Anne Heaton
Swan Anya Linden
Swan Joan Benesh
Swan Diane Forhan
Swan Anna Carne
Swan Greta Hamby
Swan Fiorella Keane
Swan Brenda Taylor
Swan June Lesley
Swan Catherine Boulton
Swan Valerie Taylor
Swan Christine du Boulay
Swan Rowena Jackson
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: In the programme Kenneth MacMillan's surname is spelled 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Act I: 7.06-7.25pm, Act II: 7.26-7.54pm, Act III: 8.10-8.42pm, Act IV: 9.00-9.21pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 24 July 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)