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Dante Sonata (Apr├Ęs une lecture de Dante) - 20 March 1946 Evening 6.45pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Constant Lambert
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Margot Fonteyn
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Pamela May
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Moira Shearer
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Julia Farron
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Margaret Dale
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Gerd Larsen
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Joan Sheldon
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Gillian Lynne
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
David Paltenghi
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Henry Danton
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Leslie Edwards
Child of Light
one of the Children of Light
Kenneth Melville
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Beryl Grey
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Palma Nye
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Jill Gregory
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Guinevere Parry
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Elizabeth Kennedy
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Avril Navarre
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Paula Dunning
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Anne Negus
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Robert Helpmann
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Anthony Burke
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Franklin White
Child of Darkness
one of the Children of Darkness
Brian Shaw
Solo Pianist Angus Morrison
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: The programme does not give the name of the orchestra, but it is most likely to have been The Covent Garden Orchestra.
Durations: Entire work: 7.49-8.07pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 20 March 1946
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 20 March 1946 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)