Theatreland Memorabilia

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Music: Richard Strauss. After the tragedy by Oscar Wilde


Royal Opera House, 1977

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Royal Opera House
November 1977
Producer: Charles Hamilton. Scenery and costumes: Andrezej Majewski.
Lighting: William Bundy. Conductor: David Atherton.
Orchestra of The Royal Opera House - Leader: Meyer Stolow.
Salome's Dance choreographer: Romayne Grigorova

Friday 11th November 1977 programme cast
72nd performance at ROH
CharacterPlayed By
Narraboth, a young Syrian, Captain of the GuardRobin Leggate
Page to HerodiasAnn Murray
First SoldierMalcolm King
Second SoldierEric Garrett
Jokanaan (John the Baptist)Norman Bailey
A CappadocianPaul Statham
Salome, daughter of HerodiasGrace Bumbry
Salome's DanceRomayne Grigorova
paper insert, replacing Grace Bombry
A SlaveAnna Cooper
A SlaveJane Powell
Nov. 11
Herod, King of JudeaPaul Crook
Herodias, wife of HerodJosephine Veasey
First JewFrancis Egerton
Second JewJohn Lanigan
Third JewJohn Dobson
Fourth JewAdiran Martin
Fifth JewJohn Tomlinson
First NazareneForbes Robinson
Second NazareneNorman Welsby

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