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The Mastersingers - 23 November 1948 Evening 6.00pm

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
Eva
daughter of Pogner
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Magdalene
her nurse
Constance Shacklock
Pogner
a goldsmith
David Franklin
Walter von Stolzing
a young knight
Set Svanholm
David
Sachs' apprentice
Murray Dickie
Mastersingers
Sachs
a shoemaker
Tom Williams
Beckmesser
the town clerk
Grahame Clifford
Kothner
a baker
Rhydderch Davies
Nachtigal
a tinsmith
Ernest Davies
Zorn
a pewterer
Emlyn Jones
Eisslinger
a grocer
Dennis Stephenson
Vogelgesang
a furrier
Edgar Evans
Moser
a tailor
David Tree
Foltz
a coppersmith
Ronald Lewis
Ortel
a soap-boiler
Marian Nowakowski
Schwartz
a stocking-weaver
Charles Morris
Night-Watchman Geraint Evans
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Frederick Jameson
Durations: Act I: 6.06-7.21pm, Act II: 7.43-8.40pm, Act III scene 1: 9.00-10.04pm, Act III scene 2: 10.06-10.40pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 23 November 1948 (in Royal Opera House Collections)