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The Sleeping Beauty - 3 March 1962 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Pamela May
The Princess Aurora Nadia Nerina
Prince Florimund David Blair
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 Merle Park
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Monica Mason
Her Cavalier Kenneth Mason
The Fairy of the Song Birds Annette Page
Her Cavalier Bryan Lawrence
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Maryon Lane
Her Cavalier Graham Usher
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Keith Rosson
ACT I
The First Prince Donald MacLeary
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Keith Rosson
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Wood
Princess Aurora's Friend Pamela Moncur
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Jenner
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Jacqueline Haslam
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Princess Aurora's Friend Maureen Maitland
ACT II
The Countess Christine Beckley
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Stanley Holden
ACT III
Florestan Keith Rosson
Florestan's Sister Christine Beckley
Florestan's Sister Georgina Parkinson
Puss-in-Boots Douglas Steuart
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Maryon Lane
The Blue Bird Brian Shaw
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Nadia Nerina
Pas de Deux David Blair
Variation David Blair
Variation Nadia Nerina
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Alexander Grant
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Finale The Full Company
Nymphs, Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, Heralds, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 3 March 1962 (in Royal Opera House Collections)