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Billy Budd - 8 May 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Peter Gellhorn
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Captain Vere Peter Pears
First Mate Rhydderch Davies
Second Mate Hubert Littlewood
Mr. Flint
Sailing Master
Geraint Evans
Bosun Ronald Lewis
Midshipman Brian Ettridge
Midshipman Kenneth Nash
Midshipman Peter Spencer
Midshipman Colin Waller
Donald Bryan Drake
Maintop Emlyn Jones
Novice William McAlpine
Squeak
Ship's Corporal
David Tree
Mr. Redburn
First Lieutenant
Hervey Alan
Mr. Ratcliffe
Lieutenant
Michael Langdon
Claggart
Master-at-Arms
Frederick Dalberg
Red Whiskers Anthony Marlowe
Arthur Jones Alan Hobson
Billy Budd Theodor Uppman
Novice's Friend John Cameron
Dansker Inia Te Wiata
Cabin Boy Peter Flynn
Ratings, Officers, Midshipmen, Marines, Powder-monkeys, Drummers. The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children's Chorus Children from Kingsland Central School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Durations: Act I: 7.00-7.35pm, Act II: 7.50-8.36pm, Acts III and IV: 8.52-10.08pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 8 May 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)