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The Sleeping Beauty - 7 January 1965 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 Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Merle Park
Prince Florimund Desmond Doyle
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Ronald Plaisted
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Alexander Grant
The Fairy of the Lilac Vyvyan Lorrayne
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Jennifer Penney
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Monica Mason
Her Cavalier Ian Hamilton
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Ann Jenner
Her Cavalier Kenneth Mason
The Fairy of the Song Birds Dianne Horsham
Her Cavalier Lambert Cox
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Carole Hill
Her Cavalier Austin Bennett
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Warren de Maria
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
ACT I
The First Prince David Drew
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Robert Mead
The Fourth Prince Anthony Dowell
Princess Aurora's Friend Maureen Maitland
Princess Aurora's Friend Dianne Horsham
Princess Aurora's Friend Geraldine Morris
Princess Aurora's Friend Maxine Denys
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Suzanna Raymond
Princess Aurora's Friend Avril Bergen
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Monica Mason
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Lambert Cox
Duchess Vergie Derman
Duchess Rosalind Eyre
Duke David Drew
Duke Christopher Newton
Marchioness Glynis Ellams
Marchioness Ann Kenward
Marchioness Judith Reyn
Marchioness Carole Needham
Marquess Kenneth Mason
Marquess Warren de Maria
Marquess Ian Hamilton
Marquess Paul Brown
ACT III
Florestan Robert Mead
Florestan's Sister Carole Hill
Florestan's Sister Virginia Wakelyn
Puss-in-Boots Keith Martin
The White Cat Jennifer Penney
The Blue Bird Georgina Parkinson
The Blue Bird Graham Usher
Red Riding Hood Margaret Lyons
The Wolf Kenneth Mason
Pas de Deux Merle Park
Pas de Deux Desmond Doyle
Variation Desmond Doyle
Variation Merle Park
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Alexander Grant
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
Finale The Full Company
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 7 January 1965 (in Royal Opera House Collections)