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La Sylphide

Music: Herman Lövenskjold.

Productions

Royal Festival Hall, 1979, London Festival Ballet

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Royal Festival Hall
Saturday 25th August 1979 Matinee and Evening.
London Festival Ballet.
Production: Pete Schaufuss. Choreography: Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville.
Designs: David Walker. Lighting: J. B. Read

CharacterPlayed By
Act One
La SylphideAndira Hall (M), Eva Evdokimova (E)
JamesPeter Schaufuss (M), Jay Jolley (E)
Madge, a witchKenn Wells (M), Niels Bjorn Larsen (E)
Effie, James' FiancéeMary McKendry (M), Margot Clarke (E)
Anna, James' motherValerie Aitken (M), Joan Potter (E)
GurnPeter Jennings (M), Jeffrey Hughes (E)
ChildrenFrom Arts Educational Schools
Two young menPhillipe Arrona, Mark Harris
Pas de huitAnne Manger, Cheryl Liss, Christine Keith, Elaine Mayson, Christopher Carney, Kevin Richmond, Matz Skoog, Hugh Rathbone
ReelPeter Schaufuss (M), Jay Jolley (E), Peter Jennings (M), Jeffrey Hughes (E), Elizabeth Reedman (M), Jennifer Morton (E), Mary McKendry (M), Margot Clarke (E) and Artists of London Festival Ballet
Servant GirlsBeth Keeble, Andrea Gaze
BagpipersArtists of London Festival Ballet
Act Two
Leading SylphSummer Lee Rhatigan (M), Mary McKendry (E)
Two SylphsJanette Mulligan, Margot Clarke (M), Kathleen Munson (E)
SylphsArtists of London Festival Ballet
WitchesMichael Pink, James Supervia, Hugh Rathbone, Kevin Richmond
ConductorTerence Kern
Solo ViolinDonald Weekes
Solo CelloDennis Nesbitt

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