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The Sleeping Beauty - 30 December 1961 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Emanuel Young
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Merle Park
Prince Florimund Keith Rosson
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Franklin White
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Ray Powell
The Fairy of the Lilac Vyvyan Lorrayne
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Georgina Parkinson
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Monica Mason
Her Cavalier Anthony Dowell
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Audrey Farriss
Her Cavalier Kenneth Mason
The Fairy of the Song Birds Antoinette Sibley
Her Cavalier Ronald Plaisted
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Pamela Moncur
Her Cavalier Austin Bennett
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Bryan Lawrence
Maid of Honour Ann Howard
Maid of Honour Mavis Osborn
Maid of Honour Julie Wood
Maid of Honour Maureen Maitland
Maid of Honour Margaret Lyons
Maid of Honour Jacqueline Haslam
Maid of Honour Virginia Wakelyn
Maid of Honour Susan Carlton
ACT I
The First Prince David Drew
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Bryan Lawrence
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Pamela Moncur
Princess Aurora's Friend Audrey Farriss
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Wood
Princess Aurora's Friend Jacqueline Haslam
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
ACT II
The Countess Deanne Bergsma
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Stanley Holden
Duchess Monica Mason
Duchess Audrey Henderson
Duke David Drew
Duke Christopher Newton
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Glynis Ellams
Marchioness Heather Clipperton
Marchioness Christine Anthony
Marquess Bryan Lawrence
Marquess Kenneth Barlow
Marquess David Jones
Marquess Anthony Dowell
ACT III
Fairy Tales
Bluebeard Christopher Newton
His Wife Audrey Henderson
His Wife Julie Wood
Goldilocks Monica Mason
Her Prince Douglas Steuart
Beauty Louanne Richards
The Beast Dudley Tomlinson
Divertissements
Florestan Bryan Lawrence
Florestan's Sister Pamela Moncur
Florestan's Sister Georgina Parkinson
Puss-in-Boots Keith Martin
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Antoinette Sibley
The Blue Bird Graham Usher
Red Riding Hood Jacqueline Haslam
The Wolf Kenneth Mason
Pas de Deux Merle Park
Pas de Deux Keith Rosson
Variation Keith Rosson
Variation Merle Park
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Michael Coleman
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
David Morse
Finale The Full Company
Nymphs, Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, Heralds, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 30 December 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)