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Carmen - 19 December 1956 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
Morales
a sergeant
David Allen
Micaela
a peasant girl
Elsie Morrison
Zuniga
the lieutenant of the Dragoons
David Kelly
Don José
a corporal
Richard Lewis
Carmen
gipsy girl
Muriel Smith
Frasquita
gipsy girl
Joan Carlyle
Mercedes
gipsy girl
Josephine Veasey
Lillas Pastia
the landlord of a tavern
Hamish MacMillan
Escamillo
a bull-fighter
Robert Allman
Dancairo
leader of a band of gipsy smugglers
Ronald Firmager
Remendado
leader of a band of gipsy smugglers
Dermot Troy
A Guide Eric Garrett
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Opera Ballet
Children from Chartesey Secondary School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: French
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 19 December 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)