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The Sleeping Beauty - 5 January 1967 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Ashley Lawrence
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Merle Park
Prince Florimund Rudolf Nureyev
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Alexander Grant
The Fairy of the Lilac Deanne Bergsma
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Vyvyan Lorrayne
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Deirdre O'Conaire
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Georgina Parkinson
Her Cavalier Robert Mead
The Fairy of the Song Birds Ann Jenner
Her Cavalier Michael Coleman
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Monica Mason
Her Cavalier Lambert Cox
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Ian Hamilton
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
ACT I
The First Prince Desmond Doyle
The Second Prince Ian Hamilton
The Third Prince Kenneth Mason
The Fourth Prince Robert Mead
Princess Aurora's Friend Jennifer Penney
Princess Aurora's Friend Elaine Thomas
Princess Aurora's Friend Dianne Horsham
Princess Aurora's Friend Diana Vere
Princess Aurora's Friend Carole Hill
Princess Aurora's Friend Avril Bergen
Princess Aurora's Friend Lesley Collier
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Christine Beckley
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Stanley Holden
Duchess Carole Needham
Duchess Deirdre O'Conaire
Duke Robert Mead
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Marchioness Darryl Jaffray
Marchioness Jane Robinson
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Julie Wood
Marquess Petrus Bosman
Marquess Ian Hamilton
Marquess Paul Brown
Marquess David Gayle
ACT III
Florestan Anthony Dowell
Florestan's Sister Jennifer Penney
Florestan's Sister Ann Jenner
Puss-in-Boots Lesley Collier
The White Cat Douglas Steuart
The Blue Bird Georgina Parkinson
The Blue Bird Brian Shaw
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Merle Park
Pas de Deux Rudolf Nureyev
Variation Rudolf Nureyev
Variation Merle Park
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Alexander Grant
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Kenneth Mason
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lambert Cox
Finale The Full Company
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 January 1967 (in Royal Opera House Collections)