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The Sleeping Beauty - 28 December 1964 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Sergiu Comissiona
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
Leslie Edwards
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Alexander Grant
The Fairy of the Lilac Georgina Parkinson
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Vyvyan Lorrayne
Her Cavalier Anthony Dowell
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Monica Mason
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Ann Jenner
Her Cavalier Robert Mead
The Fairy of the Song Birds Dianne Horsham
Her Cavalier Lambert Cox
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Merle Park
Her Cavalier Austin Bennett
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Keith Rosson
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
ACT I
The First Prince Desmond Doyle
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Keith Rosson
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Maureen Maitland
Princess Aurora's Friend Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Jenner
Princess Aurora's Friend Jennifer Penney
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Carole Hill
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 Vergie Derman
Duchess Rosalind Eyre
Duke David Drew
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Ann Kenward
Marchioness Judith Reyn
Marchioness Carole Needham
Marquess Petrus Bosman
Marquess Ian Hamilton
Marquess Warren de Maria
Marquess David Jones
ACT III
Florestan Anthony Dowell
Florestan's Sister Carole Hill
Florestan's Sister Ann Jenner
Puss-in-Boots Douglas Steuart
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Merle Park
The Blue Bird Graham Usher
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
David Morse
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 28 December 1964 (in Royal Opera House Collections)