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Der Rosenkavalier - 4 May 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Erich Kleiber
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Princess von Werdenberg
Wife of Field-Marshall Prince von Werdenberg
Sylvia Fisher
Octavian
Called Quinquin, a young gentleman of noble family
Constance Shacklock
Black Page to the Princess John Spiller
Major Domo to the Princess David Tree
The Princess's Footman Afan Davies
The Princess's Footman Hector Thomas
The Princess's Footman Wilfred Jones
The Princess's Footman Hubert Littlewood
Baron Ochs von Lerchenau Howell Glynne
A Noble Widow Winifred Watkins
Noble Orphan Vera Evans
Noble Orphan Vera Hoddinott
Noble Orphan Lilian Simmons
A Milliner Jacqueline Browning
An Animal Seller Emlyn Jones
A Hairdresser Lewis Powell
The Attorney Rhydderch Davies
Valzacchi
a shady agent
Parry Jones
Annina
his partner
Barbara Howitt
A Tenor Singer James Johnston
A Flute Player Ronald Firmager
Leopold
bodyservant to Baron Ochs
Leonard Law
Herr von Faninal
A rich merchant, newly ennobled
Ronald Lewis
Sophie
his daughter
Adele Leigh
Her Duenna Olwen Davies
Major Domo to Faninal William McAlpine
The Landlord David Tree
Waiter John Campbell
Waiter Afan Davies
Waiter Alan Hobson
Waiter John Cockerill
The Police Inspector Rhydderch Davies
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Alan Pryce-Jones
Durations: Act I: 7.01-8.07pm, Act II: 8.25-9.16pm, Act III: 9.32-10.29pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 4 May 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)