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Sylvia - 23 August 1955 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 Henry Legerton
Sylvan Franklin White
Sylvan Douglas Steuart
Naiad Joan Benesh
Naiad Dorothea Zaymes
Naiad Angela Walton
Dryad Cynthia Mayan
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 Grahame
Cortège Rustique Merle Park
Cortège Rustique June Lesley
Cortège Rustique Anne Stringer
Cortège Rustique Margaret Mercier
Cortège Rustique Hylda Zinkin
Cortège Rustique Ann Howard
Cortège Rustique Debra Wayne
Cortège Rustique Georgina Parkinson
Cortège Rustique Bryan Ashbridge
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 Derek Rencher
Trumpeter Keith Rosson
Trumpeter David Drew
Trumpeter David Boswell
Goat Pauline Clayden
Goat Peter Clegg
Apollo David Blair
The Muses
The Dance Rosemary Lindsay
Tragedy Valerie Taylor
Comedy Angela Walton
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 Jennifer Gay
Spring Attendant Georgina Parkinson
Spring Attendant Anne Stringer
Spring Attendant Bryan Ashbridge
Spring Attendant Gary Burne
Spring Attendant Ronald Plaisted
Spring Attendant Arnott Mader
Summer Attendant Margaret Wing
Summer Attendant Sonia Taverner
Summer Attendant Ann Howard
Summer Attendant June Lesley
Summer Attendant Henry Legerton
Summer Attendant Douglas Steuart
Summer Attendant David Boswell
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 Grahame
Diana's Attendant Nymph Sandra Hill
Diana's Attendant Nymph Sallie Lewis
Diana's Attendant Nymph Jennifer Kite
Diana's Attendant Nymph Hazel Merry
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 23 August 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)