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The Mastersingers - 21 January 1948 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Karl Rankl
Chorus Director Douglas Robinson
Concert Master Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Walter von Stolzing
a young knight
Frank Sale
Eva
daughter of Pogner
Victoria Sladen
Magdalene
her nurse
Constance Shacklock
David
Sachs' apprentice
Heddle Nash
Mastersingers
Pogner
a goldsmith
David Franklin
Beckmesser
the town-clerk
Grahame Clifford
Vogelgesang
a furrier
Edgar Evans
Nachtigall
a tinsmith
George Hancock
Sachs
a shoemaker
Hans Hotter
Kothner
a baker
Rhydderch Davies
Ortel
a soap-boiler
Marian Nowakowski
Zorn
a pewterer
Emlyn Jones
Moser
a tailor
David Tree
Eisslinger
a grocer
Anthony Pavilony
Foltz
a coppersmith
Ronald Lewis
Schwarz
a stocking-weaver
Charles Morris
Night Watchman Geraint Evans
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Frederick Jameson
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 21 January 1948 (in Royal Opera House Collections)