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The Sleeping Beauty - 14 June 1973 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Ashley Lawrence
Leader Meyer Stolow
Cast
King Florestan Leslie Edwards
His Queen Gerd Larsen
Princess Aurora Natalia Makarova
Prince Florimund Rudolf Nureyev
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Ronald Plaisted
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Alexander Grant
The Lilac Fairy Ria Peri
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Columbine Sandra Conley
Her Cavalier Julian Hosking
The Fairy of the Cornflower Vergie Derman
Her Cavalier Peter Fairweather
The Fairy of the Harebell Alfreda Thorogood
Her Cavalier Murray Kilgour
The Fairy of the Larkspur Anita Young
Her Cavalier Wayne Eagling
The Fairy of the Passion Flower Lesley Collier
Her Cavalier David Ashmole
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy David Drew
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds Artists of The Royal Ballet
ACT I
Prince
one of The Four Princes
Adrian Grater
Prince
one of The Four Princes
Derek Rencher
Prince
one of The Four Princes
Gary Sherwood
Prince
one of The Four Princes
David Drew
Princess Aurora's Friend Carolyn Abbott
Princess Aurora's Friend Wendy Ellis
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Lincoln
Princess Aurora's Freind Susan Lockwood
Princess Aurora's Friend Barbara Lower
Princess Aurora's Friend Rosemary Taylor
Princess Aurora's Friend Hilary Tickner
Princess Aurora's Friend Anita Young
Village Maidens, Youths, Knitting Girls, Courtiers Artists of The Royal Ballet
ACT II
The Countess Sandra Conley
Gallison
The Prince's Aide
Graham Fletcher
The Prince's Entourage Sally Ashby
The Prince's Entourage Wendy Groombridge
The Prince's Entourage Judith Howe
The Prince's Entourage Sally Inkin
The Prince's Entourage Brigid Skemp
The Prince's Entourage Jacqui Tallis
The Prince's Entourage David Adams
The Prince's Entourage Peter Fairweather
The Prince's Entourage Julian Hosking
The Prince's Entourage Murray Kilgour
The Prince's Entourage Peter O'Brien
The Prince's Entourage William Perrie
Nymphs, Peasants, Hunt Attendants Artists of The Royal Ballet
ACT III
Jewel Fairy Variation 1 Ann Jenner
Jewel Fairy Variation 2 Sandra Conley
Jewel Fairy Pas de Trois Susan Lockwood
Jewel Fairy Pas de Trois Hilary Tickner
Jewel Fairy Pas de Trois Anita Young
Jewel Fairy Variation 3 Laura Connor
Lilac Fairy Variation Ria Peri
Puss in Boots Anthony Molyneux
The White Cat Marilyn Trounson
The Blue Bird Lesley Collier
The Blue Bird Wayne Eagling
Hop O' My Thumb and His Magic Boots Graham Fletcher
Grand pas de deux Natalia Makarova
Grand pas de deux Rudolf Nureyev
Mazurka and Finale Rosalind Eyre
Mazurka and Finale Adrian Grater
Mazurka and Finale The Entire Cast
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 14 June 1973 (in Royal Opera House Collections)