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The Carmelites - 23 June 1959 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Rafael Kubelik
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Marquis de la force Jess Walters
The Chevalier
his son
John Lanigan
Blanche
his daughter (Sister Blanche of the Agony of Christ)
Elsie Morison
Thierry
a valet
Rhydderch Davies
Mme. de Croissy
(Prioress, The Mother Henriette of Jesus)
Regina Resnik
Sister Constance of St. Denis Jeannette Sinclair
Mother Marie of the Incarnation
(Assistant Prioress)
Sylvia Fisher
M. Javelinot
a doctor
Eric Garrett
Mme. Lidoine
(New Prioress, Mother Marie of St. Augustine)
Una Hale
Mother Jeanne of the Child Jesus
(Dean)
Lauris Elms
Sister Mathilde Josephine Veasey
Father Confessor Raymond Nilsson
First Commissary David Tree
Second Commissary Forbes Robinson
First Officer David Allen
Gaoler Ronald Lewis
Carmelite Dorothy Yeowart
Carmelite Phyllis Simons
Carmelite Lillian Simmons
Carmelite Leah Roberts
Carmelite Diana Odling
Carmelite Hazel Clare
Carmelite Jeanne Bowden
Carmelite Catherine Harding
Carmelite Alexandra Cook
Carmelite Vera Hoddinott
Carmelite Nada Pobjoy
An Aristocrat
Speaking part
George Barker
A Market Woman
Speaking part
Jean Povey
An Old Lady
Speaking part
Celia Penney
Officials of the Municipality, Officers, Policemen, Prisoners, Guards, Townsfolk The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Joseph Machlis
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 23 June 1959 (in Royal Opera House Collections)