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Gloriana - 9 July 1953 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Reginald Goodall
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Robert Devereux
Earl of Essex
John Lanigan
Henry Cuffe
a satellite of Essex
Ronald Lewis
Charles Blount
Lord Mountjoy
Geraint Evans
Queen Elizabeth the First Constance Shacklock
Sir Walter Raleigh
Captain of the Guard
Howell Glynne
Sir Robert Cecil
Secretary of the Council
Otakar Kraus
The Recorder of Norwich Michael Langdon
The Spirit of the Masque William McAlpine
Penelope (Lady Rich)
sister to Essex
Jennifer Vyvyan
Countess of Essex
Monica Sinclair
A Lady-in-Waiting Adele Leigh
The Master of Ceremonies David Tree
A Blind Ballad-Singer Inia Te Wiata
A Housewife Edith Coates
The City Crier Rhydderch Davies
Sir John Harington Leonard Law
The French Ambassador Ronald Firmager
Solo Dancer
Lorna Mossford
Solo Dancer
Desmond Doyle
Morris Dancer
Solo Dancer
Johaar Mosevaal
Citizens, Maids of Honour, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Household, Courtiers, Masquers, Old Men, Men and Boys of Essex's Following, Councillors, Country Girls, Rustics and Fishermen, Pages The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Students from the Sadler's Wells Ballet School
Children from Kingsland Central School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Durations: Act I: 7.02-7.45pm, Act II: 8.06-8.55pm, Act III: 9.13-10.10pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 July 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)