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Der Rosenkavalier - 27 November 1958 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Rudolf Kempe
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Octavian
Called Quinquin, a young gentleman of noble family
Hertha Töpper
The Feldmarschallin Princess von Werdenberg Claire Watson
Black Page to the Princess William Mangham
Major Domo to the Princess David Tree
The Princess's Footman Afan Davies
The Princess's Footman Stanley Cooper
The Princess's Footman Wilfred Jones
The Princess's Footman James Jones
Baron Ochs von Lerchenau James Pease
A Noble Widow Shirley Williams
Noble Orphan Jean Cross
Noble Orphan Lillian Simmons
Noble Orphan Vera Hoddinott
A Milliner Jacqueline Browning
An Animal Seller Cyril Somers
A Hairdresser Lewis Powell
An Attorney Rhydderch Davies
Valzacchi
an Intriguer
Raymond Nilsson
Annina
his 'niece' and accomplice
Barbara Howitt
A Tenor Singer William McAlpine
A Flute Player Ernest Rosser
Leopold
Ochs' natural son and body-servant
Kenneth Barlow
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 Thomas Fletcher
Baron Ochs' Retinue (The Almoner) Keith Raggett
Baron Ochs' Retinue Andrew Sellars
Baron Ochs' Retinue Charles Morris
Baron Ochs' Retinue George Reibbitt
A Landlord David Tree
Waiter Keith Raggett
Waiter Cyril Somers
Waiter George Reibbitt
Waiter Afan Davies
A Commissioner of Police Rhydderch Davies
A Scholar, a Cook, Maidservants, Footmen, a Doctor, Suspicious Personages, Children, Musicians, Coachmen and Constables The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: William McAlpine appears by permission of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company.
Language: English
Translator: Alan Pryce-Jones
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 27 November 1958 (in Royal Opera House Collections)