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Giselle - 9 February 1953 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Giselle
a peasant girl
Violetta Elvin
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
Michael Somes
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Alfred Rodrigues
The Princess
the Duke of Courland's daughter
Pamela May
Wilfred
Count Albrecht's attendant
Philip Chatfield
Pas de deux Nadia Nerina
Pas de deux Brian Shaw
Child Dorothea Zaymes
Child Pauline Clayden
Child Margaret Dale
Child Anne Heaton
Child Avril Navarre
Child June Lesley
Peasant Deirdre Dixon
Peasant Catherine Boulton
Peasant Yvonne English
Peasant Fiorella Keane
Peasant Rosemary Valaire
Peasant Shirley Bateman
Peasant Brenda Taylor
Peasant Meriel Evans
Peasant Wendy Winn
Peasant Anya Linden
Peasant Valerie Taylor
Peasant Diane Forhan
Huntsman Peter Clegg
Huntsman Henry Naughton
Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Huntsman Kenn Gillespie
Huntsman Leon Arnold
Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Huntsman Ronald Hynd
Huntsman Ronald Plaisted
Huntsman Arnott Mader
Huntsman Henry Legerton
Huntsman Anthony Manning
Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Huntsman Gary Burne
Attendant Elaine Morgan
Attendant Jean Horne
Attendant Helen Trevor
Attendant Valerie Adams
Attendant Anne Stringer
Attendant Patricia Thorogood
ACT II
Giselle Violetta Elvin
Count Albrecht Michael Somes
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Philip Chatfield
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Rosemary Lindsay
Zulme
a Wili
Gerd Larsen
Moyna
a Wili
Julia Farron
Wili Diane Forhan
Wili Anya Linden
Wili Angela Walton
Wili Wendy Winn
Wili Valerie Adams
Wili June Lesley
Wili Deirdre Dixon
Wili Meriel Evans
Wili Brenda Taylor
Wili Joan Benesh
Wili Catherine Boulton
Wili Valerie Taylor
Wili Yvonne English
Wili Shirley Bateman
Wili Greta Hamby
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili Rosemary Valaire
Wili Fiorella Keane
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.33-8.13pm, Act II: 8.43-9.21pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 9 February 1953
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 February 1953 and stage management reports 1952-53 (in Royal Opera House Collections)