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Tiresias - 4 September 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
SCENE I
Tiresias Michael Somes
Neophyte Margaret Dale
Snake Pauline Clayden
Snake Ray Powell
Athlete Jill Gregory
Athlete Joan Benesh
Athlete Rowena Jackson
Athlete Brenda Taylor
Athlete Jane Shore
Athlete Valerie Taylor
Athlete Angela Walton
Athlete June Lesley
Warrior Bryan Ashbridge
Warrior William Barrett
Warrior Philip Chatfield
Warrior Desmond Doyle
Warrior Henry Legerton
Warrior Kenneth MacMillan
Warrior Paul Reymond
Warrior Franklin White
Priestess Diane Forhan
Priestess Anna Carne
Priestess Mary Drage
Priestess Jill Gregory
Priestess Catherine Boulton
Priestess Rowena Jackson
Priestess Fiorella Keane
Priestess June Lesley
Priestess Anya Linden
Priestess Avril Navarre
Priestess Meriel Evans
Priestess Jane Shore
Priestess Joan Benesh
Priestess Wendy Winn
Priestess Angela Walton
Priestess Brenda Taylor
SCENE II
Tiresias Violetta Elvin
Her Lover John Hart
Neophyte Margaret Dale
Snake Pauline Clayden
Snake Ray Powell
Shepherdess Christine du Boulay
Shepherdess Anne Heaton
Shepherdess Julia Farron
Shepherdess Rosemary Lindsay
Shepherdess Greta Hamby
Shepherdess Rosemary Valaire
Shepherdess Valerie Taylor
Shepherdess Dorothea Zaymes
Shepherd Peter Clegg
Shepherd Kenneth Melville
Shepherd Douglas Steuart
Shepherd Gilbert Vernon
SCENE III
Zeus Alfred Rodrigues
Hera Jane Shore
Tiresias Michael Somes
Neophyte Margaret Dale
Snake Pauline Clayden
Snake Ray Powell
Priestesses, Warriors, Shepherdesses, Shepherds
Solo Pianist Jean Gilbert
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: In the programme Kenneth MacMillan's surname is written 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Entire work: 8.46-9.42pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 4 September 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 4 September 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)