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Daphnis and ChloĆ« - 18 April 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Robert Irving
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Chloƫ
a shepherdess
Margot Fonteyn
Daphnis
a goat-herd
Michael Somes
Lykanion
a young married girl from the town
Violetta Elvin
Dorkon
a herdsman
John Field
Bryaxis
a Pirate chief
Alexander Grant
Pan Alfred Rodriques
Nymph of Pan Rosemary Lindsay
Nymph of Pan Gillian Lynne
Nymph of Pan Julia Farron
Shepherdess Christine du Boulay
Shepherdess Mary Drage
Shepherdess Lorna Mossford
Shepherdess April Olrich
Shepherdess Rosemary Valaire
Shepherdess Wendy Winn
Shepherd Bryan Ashbridge
Shepherd Philip Chatfield
Shepherd Leslie Edwards
Shepherd Desmond Doyle
Shepherd Kenneth MacMillan
Shepherd Kenneth Melville
Pirate William Barrett
Pirate Donald Barclay
Pirate Peter Clegg
Pirate Henry Legerton
Pirate Ray Powell
Pirate Douglas Steuart
Pirate Paul Reymond
Pirate Franklin White
Pirate Woman Anne Heaton
Pirate Woman Fiorella Keane
Pirate Woman Sheila Nelson
Pirate Woman Jane Shore
Pirate Woman Valerie Taylor
Pirate Woman Pauline Wadsworth
Pirate Woman Angela Walton
Pirate Woman Dorothea Zaymes
Dryad Margaret Watson
Dryad Shirley Bateman
Dryad Deirdre Dixon
Dryad Diane Forhan
Faun Donald Kilgour
Faun Keith MacMillan
Faun John Sale
Faun David Shields
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: At the time of this performance, Kenneth MacMillan's surname was spelt 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Entire work: 7.49-8.38pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 18 April 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 18 April 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)