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The Magic Flute - 9 November 1950 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Karl Rankl
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Tamino
an Egyptian Prince
Richard Lewis
First Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Rosina Raisbeck
Second Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Elizabeth Abercrombie
Third Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Jean Watson
Papageno
a bird catcher
Jess Walters
The Queen of the Night Wilma Lipp
First Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Adele Leigh
Second Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Patricia Howard
Third Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Monica Sinclair
First Slave Ernest Rosser
Second Slave Stanford Thomas
Third Slave Ronald Lewis
Monostatos
a Moor in Sarastro's service
Parry Jones
Pamina
daughter of the Queen of Night
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
The Speaker of the Temple John Cameron
Sarastro
High Priest of the Temple
Marian Nowakowski
First Priest Edgar Evans
Second Priest Geraint Evans
Third Priest Ronald Firmager
Fourth Priest Basil Hemming
Papagena
Papageno's sweetheart
Iris Kells
First Man in Armour Edgar Evans
Second Man in Armour Geraint Evans
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Overture: 7.04-7.11pm, Act I: 7.11-8.12pm, Act II: 8.31-9.56pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 November 1950 (in Royal Opera House Collections)