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Daphnis and ChloĆ« - 13 July 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Chloƫ
a shepherdess
Margot Fonteyn
Daphnis
a goat-herd
Michael Somes
Lykanion
a young married girl from the town
Violetta Elvin
Dorkon
a herdsman
John Field
Bryaxis
a Pirate chief
Alexander Grant
Pan Alfred Rodriques
Nymph of Pan Rosemary Lindsay
Nymph of Pan Gerd Larsen
Nymph of Pan Julia Farron
Shepherdess Christine du Boulay
Shepherdess Mary Drage
Shepherdess Lorna Mossford
Shepherdess Anna Carne
Shepherdess Rosemary Valaire
Shepherdess Wendy Winn
Shepherd Bryan Ashbridge
Shepherd Philip Chatfield
Shepherd Leslie Edwards
Shepherd Desmond Doyle
Shepherd Kenneth MacMillan
Shepherd Kenneth Melville
Pirate William Barrett
Pirate Donald Barclay
Pirate Peter Clegg
Pirate Henry Legerton
Pirate Ray Powell
Pirate Douglas Steuart
Pirate Paul Reymond
Pirate Franklin White
Pirate Woman Anne Heaton
Pirate Woman Fiorella Keane
Pirate Woman Catherine Boulton
Pirate Woman Jane Shore
Pirate Woman Valerie Taylor
Pirate Woman Brenda Taylor
Pirate Woman Angela Walton
Pirate Woman Dorothea Zaymes
A Special Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: In the programme Kenneth MacMillan's surname is spelt 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Entire work: 7.58-8.47pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 13 July 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 13 July 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)