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Scènes de ballet. Daria Sukhorukova, Maxim Chashchegorov, Ensemble. ©Charles Tandy Das Lied von der Erde. Lucia Lacarra, Tigran Mikayelyan. © Staatsballett Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan. Stephanie Hancox. © Charles Tandy
Steps & Times
Frederick Ashton /
Kenneth MacMillan

Scènes de ballet / Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan / Frühlingsstimmen / Das Lied von der Erde
Music by Igor Stravinsky, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauß and Gustav Mahler


 

SCÈNES DE BALLET
Music: Igor Strawinsky „Scènes de ballet“
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Designs: André Beaurepaire
Lighting design: John B. Read
Staging: Christopher Carr

World premiere February 11, 1948, Sadler’s Wells Ballet, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London

FIVE BRAHMS WALTZES
IN THE MANNER OF ISADORA DUNCAN
Music: Johannes Brahms „Fünf Walzer für Klavier“, op. 39
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Staging: Lynn Seymour

World premiere of Waltz No. 5: June 22, 1975, during the Nijinsky-Gala I in Hamburg
World premiere of the whole ballet: June 15, 1976, during a Gala for the 50th Anniversary of Ballet Rambert, Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, with Lynn Seymour
Premiere with the Bavarian Staste Ballet: April 21, 2006, during the Terpsichore-Gala VI, Nationaltheater, Munich

VOICES OF SPRING (Pas de deux)
Music: Johann Strauß „Voices of spring“
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Costume design: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Staging: Grant Coyle

World premiere 1977 in London, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, during some Gala-Revue for “The bat”

Revival
SONG OF THE EARTH
Music: Gustav Mahler „Das Lied von der Erde“
Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan
Designs: Nicholas Georgiadis
Lighting design: John B. Read
Staging: Grant Coyle, Donald MacLeary

World premiere November 7, 1965, Stuttgart Ballet, at the Großen Haus der Württembergischen Staatstheater Stuttgart
Premiere with the Bavarian State Ballet: April 28, 2007, Nationaltheater, Munich