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The Sleeping Beauty - 15 March 1978 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Barry Wordsworth
Leader Meyer Stolow
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Robert Jude
His Queen Sandra Conley
Princess Aurora Wendy Ellis
Prince Florimund Stephen Jefferies
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
The Fairy Carabosse Monica Mason
The Lilac Fairy Pippa Wylde
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Marguerite Porter
Her Cavalier Derek Deane
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Alfreda Thorogood
Her Cavalier Stephen Beagley
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Laura Connor
Her Cavalier Dale Baker
The Fairy of the Song Birds Susan Lockwood
Her Cavalier Michael Batchelor
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Rosalyn Whitten
Her Cavalier Ross MacGibbon
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Julian Hosking
Gargoyles, Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds Artists of The Royal Ballet
ACT I
The English Prince David Drew
The Spanish Prince Derek Rencher
The Indian Prince Julian Hosking
The French Prince Derek Deane
Princess Aurora's Friend Belinda Corken
Princess Aurora's Friend Lynn Hollamby
Princess Aurora's Friend Gillian Kingsley
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Lincoln
Princess Aurora's Friend Susan Lockwood
Princess Aurora's Friend Denise Nunn
Princess Aurora's Friend Hilary Tickner
Princess Aurora's Friend Anita Young
Knitting Ladies, Village Maidens, Youths, Courtiers Artists of The Royal Ballet
ACT II
The Countess Rosalind Eyre
Gallison
the Prince's aide
Garry Grant
The Prince's Entourage Artists of The Royal Ballet
Nymphs, Peasants, Hunt Attendants Artists of The Royal Ballet
ACT III
Florestan Michael Corder
His Sister Hilary Tickner
His Sister Laura Connor
Puss in Boots Anita Young
The White Cat Christopher Carr
The Blue Bird Stephen Beagley
Princess Florine Rosalyn Whitten
Hop O' My Thumb and His Magic Boots Wayne Sleep
Grand pas de deux Wendy Ellis
Grand pas de deux Stephen Jefferies
Mazurka and Finale Artists of The Royal Ballet
Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, Beauty and the Beast, Russian Girls, Courtiers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Solo violin Meyer Stolow
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 15 March 1978 (in Royal Opera House Collections)