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Giselle - 15 September 1956 Matinee 2.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Hollingsworth
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Giselle
a peasant girl
Nadia Nerina
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
Alexis Rassine
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
a gamekeeper
Franklin White
The Duke of Courland Bryan Ashbridge
The Princess
the Duke of Courland's daughter
Julia Farron
Wilfred
Count Albrecht's attendant
Ronald Hynd
Pas de deux Annette Page
Pas de deux Pirmin Trecu
Child Merle Park
Child Judith Sinclair
Child Doreen Wells
Child Antoinette Sibley
Child Dorothea Zaymes
Child Shirley Grahame
Peasant Jacqueline Watcham
Peasant Catherine Boulton
Peasant Georgina Parkinson
Peasant Jennifer Gay
Peasant Doreen Eastlake
Peasant Stella Farrance
Peasant Margaret Mercier
Peasant Margaret Wing
Peasant Debra Wayne
Peasant Hylda Zinkin
Peasant Sallie Lewis
Peasant Yvonne Cartier
Peasant David Shields
Peasant Christopher Newton
Peasant David Boswell
Peasant John Sale
Peasant Keith Milland
Peasant William Wilson
Huntsman David Drew
Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Huntsman Derek Rencher
Huntsman Keith Rosson
Huntsman Arnott Mader
Huntsman Richard Farley
Attendant Mary Hunt
Attendant Patricia Hancock
Attendant Margaret Middleton
Attendant Audrey Henderson
Attendant Judith Steward
Attendant Anne Stringer
ACT II
Giselle Nadia Nerina
Count Albrecht Alexis Rassine
Hilarion Franklin White
Wilfred Ronald Hynd
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Anya Linden
Zulme
a Wili
Shirley Grahame
Moyna
a Wili
Annette Page
Wili Hylda Zinkin
Wili Debra Wayne
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili Margaret Wing
Wili Mavis Osborn
Wili Christine Beckley
Wili Sallie Lewis
Wili Jacqueline Watcham
Wili Doreen Wells
Wili Ann Howard
Wili Georgina Parkinson
Wili Angela Walton
Wili Margaret Mercier
Wili Merle Park
Wili Jennifer Gay
Wili Yvonne Cartier
Wili Doreen Eastlake
Wili Antoinette Sibley
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 3.13-3.55pm, Act II: 4.18-4.54pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 15 September 1956 matinee
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 15 September 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)