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The Magic Flute - 9 January 1959 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Peter Maag
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Tamino
a Prince
John Lanigan
First Lady
attending the Queen of the Night
Una Hale
Second Lady
attending the Queen of the Night
Judith Pierce
Third Lady
attending the Queen of the Night
Noreen Berry
Papageno
a bird-catcher
Geraint Evans
The Queen of the Night Mimi Coertse
Monostatos
a Moor in Sarastro's service
Robert Bowman
Pamina
daughter of the Queen of the Night
Elsie Morison
First Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Iris Kells
Second Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Alexandra Cook
Third Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Josephine Veasey
The Orator of the Temple Forbes Robinson
Sarastro
High Priest of the Temple
David Kelly
Priest Raymond Nilsson
Old Woman Nada Pobjoy
Papagena
Papageno's sweetheart
Susan Challis
First Armoured Man Edgar Evans
Second Armoured Man Michael Langdon
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Edward J Dent
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 January 1959 (in Royal Opera House Collections)