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Sylvia - 5 December 1956 Evening 

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
Sylvia Margot Fonteyn
Aminta Michael Somes
Orion John Hart
Eros Alexander Grant
Sylvan Ray Powell
Sylvan Peter Clegg
Sylvan Keith Milland
Sylvan Graham Usher
Sylvan John Sale
Sylvan Douglas Steuart
Naiad Merle Park
Naiad Dorothea Zaymes
Naiad Angela Walton
Dryad Maryon Lane
Dryad Judith Sinclair
Dryad Doreen Wells
Attendant Nymph Mary Drage
Attendant Nymph Deirdre Dixon
Attendant Nymph Debra Wayne
Attendant Nymph Valerie Taylor
Attendant Nymph Annette Page
Attendant Nymph Brenda Taylor
Attendant Nymph Catherine Boulton
Attendant Nymph Shirley Grahame
Cortège Rustique Yvonne Cartier
Cortège Rustique June Lesley
Cortège Rustique Margaret Wing
Cortège Rustique Margaret Mercier
Cortège Rustique Hylda Zinkin
Cortège Rustique Ann Howard
Cortège Rustique Patricia Thorogood
Cortège Rustique Georgina Parkinson
Cortège Rustique Arnott Mader
Cortège Rustique Desmond Doyle
Cortège Rustique David Boswell
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 Angela Walton
ACT III
Sylvia Margot Fonteyn
Aminta Michael Somes
Orion John Hart
Eros Alexander Grant
Diana Julia Farron
Trumpeter Peter Brownlee
Trumpeter Keith Rosson
Trumpeter David Drew
Trumpeter Graham Usher
Goat Maryon Lane
Goat Peter Clegg
Apollo David Blair
The Muses
The Dance Rosemary Lindsay
Tragedy Valerie Taylor
Comedy Angela Walton
History Jennifer Gay
Epic Poetry Brenda Taylor
Lyric Poetry Meriel Evans
Erotic Poetry Deirdre Dixon
Sublime Hymns Catherine Boulton
Astronomy Mary Drage
Ceres Annette Page
Jaseion Desmond Doyle
Persephone Anya Linden
Pluto Ray Powell
Spring Attendant Doreen Eastlake
Spring Attendant Jacqueline Watcham
Spring Attendant Georgina Parkinson
Spring Attendant Margaret Wing
Spring Attendant Derek Rencher
Spring Attendant Gary Burne
Spring Attendant Ronald Plaisted
Spring Attendant Arnott Mader
Summer Attendant Mavis Osborn
Summer Attendant Hylda Zinkin
Summer Attendant Ann Howard
Summer Attendant June Lesley
Summer Attendant David Shields
Summer Attendant Douglas Steuart
Summer Attendant David Boswell
Summer Attendant Christopher Newton
Diana's Attendant Nymph Clover Roope
Diana's Attendant Nymph Pamela Moncur
Diana's Attendant Nymph Valerie Elson
Diana's Attendant Nymph Willow Stockdale
Vision of Diana Yvonne Cartier
Vision of Endymion Richard Farley
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 December 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)