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Le Lac des cygnes - 13 April 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
ACT I. THE GARDEN OF PRINCE SIEGFRIED'S CASTLE
Prince Siegfried Michael Somes
The Princess-Mother Jean Bedells
Wolfgang
(The Prince's Tutor)
Ray Powell
Benno
(The Prince's Friend)
Leslie Edwards
Pas de Trois Alexis Rassine
Pas de Trois Pauline Clayden
Pas de Trois Violetta Elvin
A Peasant Girl June Leighton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Paul Reymond
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Alexander Grant
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Donald Britton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Henry Legerton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Gilbert Vernon
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Franklin White
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Philip Chatfield
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Alec Martin
Peasant Boy/Huntsman John Cranko
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Kenneth Melville
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Alfred Rodrique
Peasant Girl June Leighton
Peasant Girl Guinevere Parry
Peasant Girl Jean Stokes
Peasant Girl Veronica Vail
Peasant Girl Thekla Russell
Peasant Girl Margaret Sear
Peasant Girl Anne Gieves
Peasant Girl Wendy Winn
Peasant Girl Joan Grantham
Peasant Girl Fiorella Keane
Peasant Girl Nadia Nerina
Peasant Girl Jill Gregory
Peasant Girl Dorothea Zaymes
Court Lady Rosemary Valaire
Court Lady Christine du Boulay
Court Lady Rowena Jackson
Court Lady Joan Cadzow
ACT II. A LAKESIDE
Odette
(the Swan Queen)
Margot Fonteyn
Prince Siegfried Michael Somes
Benno Leslie Edwards
Cygnet Avril Navarre
Cygnet Margaret Dale
Cygnet Anne Negus
Cygnet Nadia Nerina
Swan
one of Four Swans
Gillian Lynne
Swan
one of Four Swans
Rosemary Lindsay
Swan
one of Four Swans
Joan Cadzow
Swan
one of Four Swans
Lorna Mossford
Swan June Leighton
Swan Veronica Vail
Swan Thekla Russell
Swan Guinevere Parry
Swan Anne Gieves
Swan Elizabeth Kennedy
Swan Jean Stokes
Swan Wendy Hyde
Swan Dorothea Zaymes
Swan Fiorella Keane
Swan Margaret Sear
Swan Joan Grantham
Swan Palma Nye
Swan Wendy Winn
Swan Rowena Jackson
Swan Jill Gregory
Swan Christine du Boulay
Swan Rosemary Valaire
ACT III. THE GREAT HALL OF SIEGFRIED'S CASTLE
Prince Siegfried Michael Somes
The Princess-Mother Jean Bedells
Von Rothbart
(A Wicked Magician)
David Davenport
Odile
(His Daughter)
Margot Fonteyn
Fiancée Gillian Lynne
Fiancée Rosemary Lindsay
Fiancée Lorna Mossford
Fiancée Jean Stokes
Fiancée Rosemary Valaire
Fiancée Rowena Jackson
Spanish Dance Richard Ellis
Spanish Dance John Hart
Spanish Dance Julia Farron
Spanish Dance Palma Nye
Czardas Violetta Elvin
Czardas Alexander Grant
Czardas June Leighton
Czardas Jill Gregory
Czardas Margaret Sear
Czardas Fiorella Keane
Czardas Ray Powell
Czardas Donald Britton
Czardas Henry Legerton
Czardas Paul Reymond
Mazurka Joan Grantham
Mazurka Nadia Nerina
Mazurka Christine du Boulay
Mazurka Thekla Russell
Mazurka Leslie Edwards
Mazurka John Field
Mazurka Kenneth Melville
Mazurka Franklin White
Court Lady Wendy Winn
Court Lady Joan Cadzow
Court Lady Mary Drage
Court Lady Rosalind Vicarey
Page Anne Gieves
Page Dorothea Zaymes
Page Veronica Vail
Page Wendy Hyde
Page Penelope Asserson
Page Shirley Howlett
ACT IV. THE LAKESIDE
Swan
one of Two Swans
Gillian Lynne
Swan
one of Two Swans
Rosemary Lindsay
Black Cygnet Margaret Dale
Black Cygnet Pauline Clayden
Black Cygnet Violetta Elvin
Black Cygnet Nadia Nerina
Black Cygnet Avril Navarre
Black Cygnet Anne Negus
Odette Margot Fonteyn
Prince Siegfried Michael Somes
Von Rothbart David Davenport
Swan June Leighton
Swan Thekla Russell
Swan Jean Stokes
Swan Elizabeth Kennedy
Swan Margaret Sear
Swan Wendy Hyde
Swan Palma Nye
Swan Rosemary Valaire
Swan Dorothea Zaymes
Swan Christine du Boulay
Swan Wendy Winn
Swan Jill Gregory
Swan Guinevere Parry
Swan Rowena Jackson
Swan Joan Grantham
Swan Fiorella Keane
Swan Anne Gieves
Swan Veronica Vail
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.03-7.25pm, Act II: 7.26-7.54pm, Act III: 8.13-8.46pm, Act IV: 9.04-9.25pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 13 April 1948 and stage management reports 1947-49 (in Royal Opera House Collections)