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Images of Love - 26 October 1964 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
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 Deanne Bergsma
Dancer Monica Mason
Dancer Carole Needham
2. '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
3. 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' II, iv '... the remembrance of my former love/Is by a newer object quite forgotten.'
Dancer Georgina Parkinson
Dancer Desmond Doyle
Dancer Keith Rosson
Dancer Derek Rencher
4. 'Julius Caesar' IV, ii 'When love begins to sicken and decay,/It useth an enforced ceremony'.
Dancer Svetlana Beriosova
Dancer Donald MacLeary
5. 'Sonnet CXLIV' 'Two loves I have of comfort and despair'
Dancer Christopher Gable
Dancer Lynn Seymour
Dancer Donald MacLeary
6. '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 26 October 1964
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 26 October 1964 (in Royal Opera House Collections)