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The Sleeping Beauty - 21 April 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 Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Nadia Nerina
Prince Florimund Erik Bruhn
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Franklin White
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Ray Powell
The Fairy of the Lilac Georgina Parkinson
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Vyvyan Lorrayne
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 Antoinette Sibley
Her Cavalier Bryan Lawrence
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Pamela Moncur
Her Cavalier Graham Usher
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Keith Rosson
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
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 Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Wood
Princess Aurora's Friend Pamela Moncur
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Jenner
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Jacqueline Haslam
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Vyvyan Lorrayne
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 Kenneth Mason
Marquess Kenneth Barlow
Marquess David Jones
Marquess Anthony Dowell
Nymphs, Peasants
ACT III
Florestan Petrus Bosman
Florestan's Sister Lynn Seymour
Florestan's Sister Merle Park
Puss-in-Boots Douglas Steuart
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Antoinette Sibley
The Blue Bird Graham Usher
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Nadia Nerina
Pas de Deux Erik Bruhn
Variation Erik Bruhn
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
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 21 April 1962 (in Royal Opera House Collections)