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The Magic Flute - 14 December 1956 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor James Gibson
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Tamino
a Prince
Richard Lewis
First Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Marie Collier
Second Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Una Hale
Third Lady
attending the Queen of Night
Noreen Berry
Papageno
a bird catcher
Jess Walters
The Queen of the Night Edna Graham
Monostatos
a Moor in Sarastro's service
Dermot Troy
Pamina
daughter of the Queen of the Night
Joan Sutherland
First Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Iris Kells
Second Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Jeannette Sinclair
Third Boy
one of The Genii of the Temple
Josephine Veasey
The Orator of the Temple Forbes Robinson
Sarastro
High Priest of the Temple
Frederick Dalberg
Priest Raymond Nilsson
Old Woman Nada Pobjoy
Papagena
Papageno's sweetheart
Marion Studholme
First Armoured Man Edgar Evans
Second Armoured Man Michael Langdon
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: Edward J Dent
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 14 December 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)