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Mayerling - 29 June 2003 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Graham Bond
Cast
Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary Jonathan Cope
Baroness Mary Vetsera
his mistress
Tamara Rojo
Princess Stephanie
his wife
Gemma Bond
Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary
his father
David Drew
Empress Elisabeth
his mother
Zenaida Yanowsky
Countess Marie Larisch
lady-in-waiting to the Empress, ex-mistress of Rudolf
Jaimie Tapper
Baroness Helene Vetsera
Mary Vetsera's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Bratfisch
Rudolf's private cab-driver and a popular entertainer
Brian Maloney
Archduchess Sophie
mother of Franz Josef
Gail Taphouse
Mitzi Caspar
a high-class prostitute, Rudolf's regular mistress
Deirdre Chapman
Colonel 'Bay' Middleton
Elisabeth's lover
Christopher Saunders
Hungarian Officer
Friend of Rudolf
Ivan Putrov
Hungarian Officer
Friend of Rudolf
Kenta Kura
Hungarian Officer
Friend of Rudolf
Edward Watson
Hungarian Officer
Friend of Rudolf
Bennet Gartside
Katherina Schratt
Franz Josef's friend
Svetlana Belokon
Alfred Grünfeld
a pianist
Philip Gammon
Count Eduard Taafe
Prime Minister of Austria-Hungary
William Tuckett
Count Hoyos
friend of Rudolf
Thomas Whitehead
Princess Louise
Stephanie's sister
Marianela Nuñez
Prince Philipp of Coburg
her husband, friend of Rudolf
David Pickering
Princess Gisela
Rudolf's elder sister
Sian Murphy
Princess Valerie
Rudolf's younger sister
Isabel McMeekan
Princess Valerie as a child Emma Maguire
Mary Vetsera as a child Tamara Rojo
Loschek
Rudolf's valet
Giacomo Ciriaci
Count Larisch Joshua Tuifua
Guests, chambermaids, whores, gentlemen, servants, ladies-in-waiting Artists of The Royal Ballet
Actors and Actresses of the Bolshoi Theatre
The Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre
Information source: The Royal Ballet Overseas Tour cast sheet for 29 June 2003 (in Royal Opera House Collections)