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Der Rosenkavalier - 2 October 1962 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Silvio Varviso
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
The Feldmarschallin Princess von Werdenberg Claire Watson
Octavian
called Quinquin, a young gentleman of noble family
Irmgard Seefried
Black Page to the Princess Peter Walmsley
The Princess's Footman Afan Davies
The Princess's Footman Wilfred Jones
The Princess's Footman Clifford Starr
The Princess's Footman Stanley Cooper
Baron Ochs von Lerchenau Kurt Boehme
Major Domo to the Princess David Tree
A Noble Widow Moyna Cope
A Noble Orphan Jean Cross
A Noble Orphan Vera Hoddinott
A Noble Orphan Paula Dean
A Milliner Anne Finley
An Animal Seller Arthur Cobbin
A Hairdresser Peter Clegg
An Attorney Eric Garrett
Valzacchi
an Intriguer
Robert Bowman
Annina
his accomplice
Monica Sinclair
A Tenor Kenneth MacDonald
A Flute Player Ernest Rosser
Leopold Leonard Law
Herr von Faninal
a rich merchant, newly ennobled
Ronald Lewis
Sophie
his daughter
Barbara Holt
Marianne Leitmetzerin
Sophie's Duenna
Judith Pierce
Major Domo to Faninal John Dobson
Baron Ochs' Retinue (Almoner) Keith Raggett
Baron Ochs' Retinue Charles Morris
Baron Ochs' Retinue George Reibbitt
Baron Ochs' Retinue Andrew Sellars
Baron Ochs' Retinue Glynne Thomas
A Doctor Ignatius McFadyen
A Landlord David Tree
Waiter Keith Raggett
Waiter Afan Davies
Waiter Arthur Cobbin
Waiter George Reibbitt
A Commissioner of Police Rhydderch Davies
A Scholar, a Cook and Assistant, Maidservants, Footmen, a Doctor, Suspicious Personages, Children, Musicians, Coachmen and Constables The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from Kynaston Secondary School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: German
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 2 October 1962 (in Royal Opera House Collections)