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Mon 21 Nov 1949, 7.30pm, Empress Hall, London

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund

Les Sylphides

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Choreographer: Michel Fokine
Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Company: Ballet Rambert
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Nocturne Yvette Chauviré
Nocturne Wladimir Skouratoff
Nocturne Paula Hinton
Nocturne Pearl Gaden
Nocturne Barbara Grimes
Nocturne Sylvia Briar
Nocturne Pamela Vincent
Nocturne Beryl Goldwyn
Nocturne Mary Munro
Nocturne Angela Sparshott
Nocturne Margaret Pollen
Nocturne Mavis Traill
Nocturne Audrey Brookes
Nocturne Shirley Roberts
Nocturne Josephine Spaull
Nocturne Ann Horn
Nocturne Shirley Rees
Nocturne June King
Nocturne Christine Hindmarch
Nocturne Anne McWilliam
Valse Paula Hinton
Mazurka Yvette Chauviré
Mazurka Paula Hinton
Mazurka Wladimir Skouratoff
Prelude Nathalie Krassovska
Grande Valse Yvette Chauviré
Grande Valse Wladimir Skouratoff
Final Ensemble
Conductor Eric Robinson
Performance note: Preceded by 'God Save The King' and an overture. The programme lists alternatives in the Mazurka: Chauviré or Hinton. Both are listed here as the dates of their performances are not specified.

Don Quixote (Pas de deux Classique)

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Tamara Toumanova
Dancer George Skibine
Conductor Eric Robinson
Performance note: These guest artists performed George Balanchine's pas de deux to music by Minkus.

L'Après-midi d'un Faune

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Choreographer: Vaslav Nijinsky
Composer: Claude Debussy
Company: Ballet Rambert
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

The Faun Jean Babilée
Nymph Margaret Hill
Nymph Pamela Vincent
Nymph Barbara Grimes
Nymph Mary Munro
Nymph Margaret Pollen
Nymph Mavis Traill
Nymph Ann Horn
Conductor Eric Robinson

La Mort du Cygne

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Yvette Chauviré
Dancer Wladimir Skouratoff
Conductor Eric Robinson
Performance note: These guest artists performed Serge Lifar's choreography to music by Chopin.

Capriccio Espagnol

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Choreographer: Léonide Massine, Fenny Argentinita
Composer: Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Premiere type: Rambert premiere
Company: Ballet Rambert
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Tamara Toumanova
Dancer Léonide Massine
Dancer Marjorie Tallchief
Dancer George Skibine
Dancer Paula Hinton
Dancer Beryl Goldwyn
Dancer Cecil Bates
Dancer Kenneth Petersen
Conductor Eric Robinson

Blue Bird (Pas de deux Classique)

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Choreographer: Marius Petipa
Composer: Piotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Nathalie Krassovska
Dancer Jean Babilée
Conductor Eric Robinson

Giselle Act II

Performance title: Nijinsky Gala: Benefit Performance for the Nijinsky Trust Fund
Choreographer: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa
Composer: Adolph Adam
Company: Ballet Rambert
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Giselle Tamara Toumanova
Albrecht Wladimir Skouratoff
Hilarion Harry Cordwell
Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis Marjorie Tallchief
Moyne (a Wili) Margaret Hill
Zulme (a Wili) Pamela Vincent
Wili Barbara Grimes
Wili Sylvia Briar
Wili Beryl Goldwyn
Wili Mary Munro
Wili Margaret Pollen
Wili Mavis Traill
Wili Angela Sparshott
Wili Audrey Brookes
Wili Ann Horn
Wili Shirley Rees
Wili Shirley Roberts
Wili June King
Wili Josephine Spaull
Wili Christine Hindmarch
Wili Anne McWilliam
Wili Eva Powell
Wili Gillian Martlew
Wili Betty Christie
Conductor Eric Robinson
Source: Programme for 21-23 November 1949 in the Rambert Archive
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