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Troilus and Cressida - 20 December 1955 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Malcolm Sargent
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Calkas
High Priest of Pallas
Frederick Dalberg
Antenor
Captain of Trojan Spears
Geraint Evans
The Voice of the Oracle Barbara Howitt
Troilus
Prince of Troy
Richard Lewis
Cressida
daughter of Calkas, a widow
Magda Laszlo
Pandarus
brother of Calkas
Raymond Nilsson
Evadne
servant of Cressida
Barbara Howitt
Horaste
a friend of Pandarus
Forbes Robinson
Diomede
Prince of Argos
Otakar Kraus
A Priest Gordon Farrall
First Soldier Clifford Starr
Second Soldier Stanley Cooper
Lady in attendance to Cressida Norah Cannell
Lady in attendance to Cressida Jeanne Bowden
Lady in attendance to Cressida Jacqueline Browning
Lady in attendance to Cressida Lilian Simmons
Priests and Priestesses of Pallas, Trojans, Greeks The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 December 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)