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The Queen of Spades - 27 January 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Vilem Tausky
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Tchekalinsky
an officer in the Army
Parry Jones
Sourin
an officer in the Army
Ronald Lewis
Count Tomsky
a friend of Herman's
Otakar Kraus
Herman
an officer in the Army
Edgar Evans
Prince Yeletsky
an officer in the Army
Jess Walters
Lisa
engaged to Prince Yeletsky
Ljuba Welitsch
The Countess
her grandmother, 'The Queen of Spades'
Edith Coates
Pauline
a friend of Lisa's
Monica Sinclair
A Governess Nada Pobjoy
Mary
maid to Lisa
Leonne Mills
The Master of Ceremonies David Tree
Tchaplitsky
a dandy
William McAlpine
Narumov
an officer in the Army
Michael Langdon
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from Kingsland Central School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Rosa Newmarch
Durations: Act I: 7.02-7.57pm, Act II: 8.13-8.46pm, Act III: 9.01-9.37pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 27 January 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)