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A Midsummer Night's Dream - 16 December 1961 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Meredith Davies
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Oberon
King of the Fairies
Grayston Burgess
Tytania
Queen of the Fairies
Jenifer Eddy
Puck or Robin Goodfellow Terry Wale
Peaseblossom Forrester Pyke
Cobweb Roger Flury
Mustardseed Philip Silver
Moth David Hovell
Fairy Michael Miller
Fairy Richard Venning
Fairy Colin O'Shea
Fairy Richard Sacks
Fairy Page Nigel Kendall
Fairy Page Michael Powell
Fairy Page Nicholas Flynn
Fairy Page Costa Savva
Theseus
Duke of Athens
Forbes Robinson
Hippolyta
Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus
Noreen Berry
Lysander
in love with Hermia
John Dobson
Demetrius
in love with Hermia
Peter Glossop
Hermia
in love with Lysander but betrothed in law to Demetrius
Janet Coster
Helena
in love with Demetrius
Jeannette Sinclair
Bottom
a weaver
Geraint Evans
Quince
a carpenter
Michael Langdon
Flute
a bellows-mender
John Lanigan
Snug
a joiner
David Kelly
Snout
a tinker
Kenneth MacDonald
Starveling
a tailor
Joseph Ward
Philostrate
Master of Ceremonies
Beaufoy Milton
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Indian Boy, Fan Bearer, Pages Children
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 16 December 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)