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The Sleeping Beauty - 22 December 1962 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Sergiu Comissiona
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Nadia Nerina
Prince Florimund David Blair
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Franklin White
The Fairy of the Lilac Georgina Parkinson
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Lynn Seymour
Her Cavalier Anthony Dowell
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Merle Park
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Antoinette Sibley
Her Cavalier Robert Mead
The Fairy of the Song Birds Maryon Lane
Her Cavalier Bryan Lawrence
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Pamela Moncur
Her Cavalier Graham Usher
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Keith Rosson
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
ACT I
The First Prince Desmond Doyle
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Keith Rosson
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Kay Connett
Princess Aurora's Friend Pamela Moncur
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Jenner
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Jacqueline Haslam
Princess Aurora's Friend Carole Hill
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Christine Beckley
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Stanley Holden
Duchess Monica Mason
Duchess Audrey Henderson
Duke Keith Rosson
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Vergie Derman
Marchioness Susan Turnham
Marchioness Hilary Cartwright
Marquess Jelko Yuresha
Marquess Petrus Bosman
Marquess David Jones
Marquess Robert Mead
Nymphs, Peasants
ACT III
Florestan Graham Usher
Florestan's Sister Merle Park
Florestan's Sister Maryon Lane
Puss-in-Boots Douglas Steuart
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Annette Page
The Blue Bird Brian Shaw
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Nadia Nerina
Pas de Deux David Blair
Variation David Blair
Variation Nadia Nerina
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Alexander Grant
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Finale The Full Company
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 22 December 1962 (in Royal Opera House Collections)