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The Magic Flute - 6 October 1949 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Karl Rankl
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Cast
Tamino
an Egyptian Prince
Kenneth Neate
First Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Sylvia Fisher
Second Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Rosina Raisbeck
Third Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Jean Watson
Papanego
a bird catcher
John Brownlee
The Queen of the Night Erna Berger
First Boy
one of the Genii of the Temple
Adele Leigh
Second Boy
one of the Genii of the Temple
Megan Thomas-Davies
Third Boy
one of the Genii of the Temple
Monica Sinclair
First Slave J Arthur Kellet
Second Slave Stanford Thomas
Third Slave Ronald Lewis
Monostatos
a Moor in Sarastro's service
Parry Jones
Pamina
daughter of the Queen of Night
Shirley Russell
The Speaker of the Temple Rhydderch Davies
Sarastro
High Priest of the Temple
Marian Nowakowski
First Priest Edgar Evans
Second Priest Geraint Evans
Third Priest Ronald Firmager
Fourth Priest Basil Hemming
Papagena
Papageno's sweetheart
Norah Cannell
First Man in Armour Edgar Evans
Second Man in Armour Geraint Evans
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Information source: Royal Opera House Programme for 6 October 1949 (in Royal Opera House Collections)