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Der Rosenkavalier - 1 October 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Karl Rankl
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Princess von Werdenberg
wife of Field Marshal Prince von Werdenberg
Doris Dorée
Octavian
called Quinquin, a young gentleman of noble family
Constance Shacklock
Black Page to the Princess Tony Tarver
Major Domo to the Princess David Tree
The Princess's Footman Thomas Fletcher
The Princess's Footman Arthur Kellet
The Princess's Footman Ronald Lewis
The Princess's Footman Hubert Littlewood
Baron Ochs von Lerchenau David Franklin
A Noble Widow Elizabeth Harbutt
Noble Orphan Vera Evans
Noble Orphan Vera Hoddinott
Noble Orphan Lilian Simmons
A Milliner Aileen Corway
An Animal Seller Emlyn Jones
A Hairdresser Leonard Law
The Attorney Rhydderch Davies
Valzacchi
a shady agent
Hubert Norville
Annina
his partner
Denise Francis-Sirou
A Tenor Singer Kenneth Neate
Leopold
bodyservant to Baron Ochs
David Williams
Herr von Faninal
a rich Merchant newly ennobled
Grahame Clifford
Sophie
his daughter
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Her Duenna Muriel Rae
Major Domo to Faninal Edgar Evans
The Landlord Edgar Evans
Waiter John Campbell
Waiter Alan Hobson
Waiter Afan Davies
Waiter Kenneth MacDonald
Police Inspector Rhydderch Davies
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Alan Pryce-Jones
Durations: Act I: 7.01-8.07pm, Act II: 8.26-9.17pm, Act III: 9.38-10.35pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 1 October 1948 (in Royal Opera House Collections)