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Illuminations - 3 February 1983 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Ashley Lawrence
Leader John Brown
Cast
I Fanfare 'Alone, I hold the key to this savage sideshow'
The Poet Ashley Page
II Towns 'Suburban Bacchantes weep... barbarians dance nocturnal rites...'
The Painter Angela Cox
The Birdcage Woman Alessandra Ferri
Poster Sticker Assistant Lynn Hollamby
The Chef Gillian Kingsley
The Waiter Linda Moran
The Postman Karen Paisey
Chimney Sweep Nicola Roberts
The Street Cleaner Ravenna Tucker
Dandy Graham Fletcher
Drunk [Soldier] Jonathan Cope
Drunk [Soldier] Andrew Ward
Young Lover Christina Parker
Young Lover Mark Freeman
III Phrase 'I have hung golden chains from star to star...and I dance'
The Poet Ashley Page
IV Antiquity '...Supple son of Pan'
Sacred Love Jennifer Penney
Profane Love Genesia Rosato
The Poet Ashley Page
V and VI Royalty and Anarchy 'A man and a woman claim they would be king and queen'
Queen Jennifer Penney
King Robert Jude
Acolyte Jonathan Burrows
Acolyte Simon Horrill
Trainbearer Sally Fredericks
Trainbearer Elizabeth Tullock
Bishop Nicolas Dixon
Drummer Graham Fletcher
Herald Stephen Sheriff
VII Interlude
The Poet Ashley Page
Profane Love Genesia Rosato
VIII Being Beauteous
Sacred Love Jennifer Penney
Dancer Michael Batchelor
Dancer Michael Crookes
Dancer Julian Hosking
Dancer Ross MacGibbon
IX Parade and Departure
'Departure amid novel sounds, and love.'
Entire Cast
Solo Tenor Kenneth Bowen
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Event: Number 1 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 3 February 1983
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 3 February 1983 (in Royal Opera House Collections)