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Sylvia - 12 April 1955 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Anatole Fistoulari
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Sylvia Margot Fonteyn
Aminta Michael Somes
Orion John Hart
Eros Alexander Grant
Sylvan Ray Powell
Sylvan Peter Clegg
Sylvan Keith Milland
Sylvan Henry Legerton
Sylvan Franklin White
Sylvan Douglas Steuart
Naiad Cynthia Mayan
Naiad Dorothea Zaymes
Naiad Angela Walton
Dryad Joan Benesh
Dryad Judith Sinclair
Dryad Doreen Wells
Attendant Nymph Mary Drage
Attendant Nymph Deirdre Dixon
Attendant Nymph Anya Linden
Attendant Nymph Valerie Taylor
Attendant Nymph Meriel Evans
Attendant Nymph Brenda Taylor
Attendant Nymph Patricia Thorogood
Attendant Nymph Shirley Camp
Cortège Rustique Shirley Bateman
Cortège Rustique June Lesley
Cortège Rustique Merle Park
Cortège Rustique Margaret Mercier
Cortège Rustique Hylda Zinkin
Cortège Rustique Ann Page
Cortège Rustique Doreen Forman
Cortège Rustique Georgina Parkinson
Cortège Rustique Bryan Ashbridge
Cortège Rustique Desmond Doyle
Cortège Rustique Michael Boulton
Cortège Rustique Gary Burne
Cortège Rustique Christopher Newton
Cortège Rustique Pirmin Trecu
Cortège Rustique Derek Rencher
Cortège Rustique Ronald Plaisted
ACT II
Sylvia Margot Fonteyn
Orion John Hart
Eros Alexander Grant
Slave Brian Shaw
Slave Peter Clegg
Orion's Concubine Dorothea Zaymes
Orion's Concubine Shirley Bateman
ACT III
Sylvia Margot Fonteyn
Aminta Michael Somes
Orion John Hart
Eros Alexander Grant
Diana Julia Farron
Trumpeter Derek Rencher
Trumpeter Keith Barker
Trumpeter Donald Barclay
Trumpeter David Boswell
Goat Pauline Clayden
Goat Peter Clegg
Apollo David Blair
The Muses
The Dance Rosemary Lindsay
Tragedy Angela Walton
Comedy Valerie Taylor
History Gerd Larsen
Epic Poetry Brenda Taylor
Lyric Poetry Meriel Evans
Erotic Poetry Deirdre Dixon
Sublime Hymns Patricia Thorogood
Astronomy Mary Drage
Ceres Anne Heaton
Jaseion Desmond Doyle
Persephone Anya Linden
Pluto Ray Powell
Spring Attendant Doreen Eastlake
Spring Attendant Georgina Parkinson
Spring Attendant Jennifer Gay
Spring Attendant Anne Stringer
Spring Attendant Bryan Ashbridge
Spring Attendant Gary Burne
Spring Attendant Ronald Plaisted
Spring Attendant Arnott Mader
Summer Attendant Shirley Bateman
Summer Attendant Joan Benesh
Summer Attendant Ann Page
Summer Attendant June Lesley
Summer Attendant Henry Legerton
Summer Attendant Douglas Steuart
Summer Attendant Pirmin Trecu
Summer Attendant Christopher Newton
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Dorothea Zaymes
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Hylda Zinkin
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Cynthia Mayan
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Merle Park
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Judith Sinclair
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Margaret Mercier
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Doreen Wells
Sylvia's Attendant Nymph Shirley Camp
Diana's Attendant Nymph Versey Jones
Diana's Attendant Nymph Betty Anderton
Diana's Attendant Nymph Elsa Ricagno
Diana's Attendant Nymph Hazel Merry
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 12 April 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)