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Les Sirènes - 12 November 1946 Evening 6.45pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Constant Lambert
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Mermaid Palma Nye
Mermaid Gillian Lynne
Seagull Margaret Dale
Seagull Alexis Rassine
Child Pauline Clayden
Child Alexander Grant
Child Guinevere Parry
Child Mavis Spence
Nanny Anne Gieves
Nanny Fiorella Keane
Gendarme Paul Reymond
Gendarme Alec Martin
Flower Woman Betty Cooper
The Smart Set Julia Farron
The Smart Set Gerd Larsen
The Smart Set Jean Bedells
The Smart Set Joan Grantham
The Smart Set Avril Navarre
The Smart Set Joan Sheldon
The Smart Set Lorna Mossford
The Smart Set Paula Dunning
The Smart Set Rosemary Lindsay
The Smart Set Veronica Vail
The Smart Set Margaret Sear
The Smart Set Christine du Boulay
The Smart Set Richard Ellis
The Smart Set Franklin White
The Smart Set David Davenport
The Smart Set Norman Thomson
The Smart Set Philip Chatfield
The Smart Set Stanley Hall
Countess Kitty Beryl Grey
Captain Bay Vavaseur Michael Somes
La Bolero Margot Fonteyn
Her Chauffeur Leslie Edwards
King Hihat of Agpar Frederick Ashton
His Suite Palma Nye
His Suite Gillian Lynne
His Suite Anne Negus
His Suite June Leighton
His Suite Jill Gregory
His Suite Elizabeth Kennedy
His Suite Kenneth Melville
His Suite Alexander Grant
Adelino Canberra
(of the Adelaide Opera)
Robert Helpmann
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: The programme does not give the name of the orchestra, but it is most likely to have been The Covent Garden Orchestra.
Durations: Entire work: 7.41-8.19pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 12 November 1946
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 12 November 1946 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)