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Der Rosenkavalier - 24 October 1960 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Edward Downes
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
The Feldmarschallin Princess von Werdenberg Régine Crespin
Octavian
called Quinquin, a young gentleman of noble family
Hertha Töpper
Black Page to the Princess Peter Dufton
The Princess's Footman Afan Davies
The Princess's Footman Stanley Cooper
The Princess's Footman Wilfred Jones
The Princess's Footman Clifford Starr
Baron Ochs von Lerchenau Michael Langdon
Major Domo to the Princess David Tree
A Noble Widow Moyna Cope
A Noble Orphan Jean Cross
A Noble Orphan Vera Hoddinott
A Noble Orphan Lillian Simmons
A Milliner Anne Finley
An Animal Seller Arthur Cobbin
A Hairdresser Harold Turner
An Attorney Rhydderch Davies
Valzacchi
an Intriguer
Robert Bowman
Annina
his accomplice
Monica Sinclair
A Tenor Kenneth MacDonald
A Flute Player David Winnard
Leopold
Ochs' body servant
Leonard Law
Herr von Faninal
a rich merchant, newly ennobled
Ronald Lewis
Sophie
his daughter
Joan Carlyle
Marianne Leitmetzerin
Sophie's Duenna
Judith Pierce
Major Domo to Faninal John Dobson
Baron Ochs' Retinue (Almoner) Keith Raggett
Baron Ochs' Retinue George Reibbitt
Baron Ochs' Retinue Charles Morris
Baron Ochs' Retinue Andrew Sellars
Baron Ochs' Retinue Glynne Thomas
A Landlord David Tree
Waiter Keith Raggett
Waiter Afan Davies
Waiter Arthur Cobbin
Waiter George Reibbitt
A Commissioner of Police Rhydderch Davies
A Scholar, a Cook and Assistant, Maidservants, Footmen, a Doctor, Suspicious Personages, Children, Musicians, Coachmen and Constables The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: German
Durations: Act I: 7.02-8.12pm, Act II: 8.31-9.29pm, Act III: 9.51-10.50pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 24 October 1960 (in Royal Opera House Collections)