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Images of Love - 6 April 1964 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Prologue
1. 'Twelfth Night' II, iv '... She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek.'
Dancer Svetlana Beriosova
Dancer Donald MacLeary
Dancer Georgina Parkinson
Dancer Deanne Bergsma
Dancer Monica Mason
2. 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' II, iv '... the remembrance of my former love Is by a newer object quite forgotten.'
Dancer Nadia Nerina
Dancer Desmond Doyle
Dancer Keith Rosson
Dancer Derek Rencher
3. 'Taming of the Shrew' I, i '... while idly I stood looking on I found the effect of love in idleness'.
Dancer Georgina Parkinson
Dancer Desmond Doyle
Dancer Monica Mason
Dancer Deanne Bergsma
Dancer Derek Rencher
Dancer Keith Rosson
Dancer Vergie Derman
Dancer Rosalind Eyre
Dancer Carole Needham
Dancer David Jones
Dancer Geoffrey Cauley
Dancer Paul Brown
4. 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' II, i 'If you love her, you cannot see her' 'Why?' 'Because love is blind'.
Dancer Lynn Seymour
Dancer Christopher Gable
5. 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' II, vi 'Love, lend me wings to make my purpose swift'.
Dancer Nadia Nerina
Dancer Alexander Grant
6. 'Julius Caesar' IV, ii 'When love begins to sicken and decay, It useth an enforced ceremony'.
Dancer Svetlana Beriosova
Dancer Donald MacLeary
7. 'Sonnet CXLIV' 'Two loves I have of comfort and despair'
Dancer Rudolf Nureyev
Dancer Lynn Seymour
Dancer Christopher Gable
8. 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' II, iv '... I break my fast, dine, sup and sleep, Upon the very naked name of love'.
Dancer Alexander Grant
Dancer Georgina Parkinson
Dancer Deanne Bergsma
Dancer Monica Mason
Dancer Vergie Derman
Dancer Rosalind Eyre
Dancer Carole Needham
9. 'Twelfth Night' I, i
'If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it'.
Full Company
Words spoken by Derek Godfrey
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 2 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 6 April 1964
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 6 April 1964 (in Royal Opera House Collections)