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Carmen - 20 October 1955 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Edward Downes
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Morales
a sergeant
Alan Hobson
Micaela
a peasant girl
Joan Sutherland
Zuniga
the lieutenant of the Dragoons
Michael Langdon
Don José
a corporal
James Johnston
Carmen
gipsy girl
Marianna Radev
Frasquita
gipsy girl
Joan Carlyle
Mercedes
gipsy girl
Barbara Howitt
Lillas Pastia
the landlord of a tavern
Hamish MacMillan
Escamillo
a bull-fighter
Ronald Lewis
Dancairo
leader of a band of gipsy smugglers
Ronald Firmager
Remendado
leader of a band of gipsy smugglers
Dermot Troy
Principal Dancer Harold Turner
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
Children from Chartesey Secondary School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: French
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 October 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)