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The Magic Flute - 16 April 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Peter Gellhorn
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Tamino
an Egyptian Prince
Peter Pears
First Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Rosina Raisbeck
Second Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Olwen Davies
Third Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Jean Watson
Papageno
a bird catcher
Jess Walters
The Queen of the Night Sari Barabas
First Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Iris Kells
Second Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Leonne Mills
Third Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Monica Sinclair
Monostatos
a Moor in Sarastro's service
Parry Jones
Pamina
daughter of the Queen of Night
Adele Leigh
The Speaker of the Temple Inia Te Wiata
Sarastro
High Priest of the Temple
Norman Walker
First Priest Thorsteinn Hannesson
Second Priest Geraint Evans
Third Priest Ronald Firmager
Fourth Priest Basil Hemming
Papagena
Papageno's sweetheart
Norah Cannell
First Man in Armour Thorsteinn Hannesson
Second Man in Armour Geraint Evans
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: E J Dent
Durations: Overture and Act I: 7.05-8.13pm, Act II: 8.29-9.52pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 16 April 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)