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Carmen - 2 November 1950 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 Thomas Matthews
Cast
Morales
a sergeant
Rhydderch Davies
Micaela
a peasant girl
Patricia Howard
Zuniga
the captain of the Dragoons
Ernest Davies
Don José
a corporal
James Johnston
Carmen
gipsy girl
Martha Mödl
Frasquita
gipsy girl
Audrey Bowman
Mercedes
gipsy girl
Rosina Raisbeck
Lillas Pastia
the landlord of a tavern
Charles Morris
Escamillo
a bull-fighter
Geraint Evans
Dancairo
leader of a band of gipsy smugglers
Grahame Clifford
Remendado
leader of a band of gipsy smugglers
David Tree
Members of the Sadler's Wells Ballet School
ACT II
Tavern Dancer Vera Winton
Tavern Dancer Judy Laraman
Tavern Dancer Brenda Taylor
ACT IV
Pas de Huit Vera Winton
Pas de Huit Judy Laraman
Pas de Huit Anna Dowson
Pas de Huit Brenda Taylor
Pas de Huit Ronald Emblen
Pas de Huit John Sale
Pas de Huit Tony Tarver
Pas de Huit Ronald Plaisted
Soloist Palma Nye
Pas de Quatre Anya Eltenton
Pas de Quatre Patricia Hayles
Pas de Quatre Brenda Averty
Pas de Quatre Diane Forhan
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Children from the Italia Conti Stage School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Hermann Klein
Durations: Act I: 7.06-7.50pm, Act II: 8.10-8.50pm, Act III: 9.14-9.50pm, Act IV: 10.09-10.32pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 2 November 1950 (in Royal Opera House Collections)