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Mon 23 Oct 1950, 7.30pm, King's Theatre, London

Les Sylphides

Choreographer: Michel Fokine
Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Nocturne Margaret Hill
Nocturne Beryl Goldwyn
Nocturne Mary Munro
Nocturne Josephine Spaull
Nocturne David Paltenghi
Nocturne Cecil Bates
Nocturne Audrey Brookes
Nocturne Angela Sparshott
Nocturne Mavis Traill
Nocturne Margaret Pollen
Nocturne Ann Horn
Nocturne Pearl Gaden
Nocturne Shirley Rees
Nocturne Gillian Martlew
Nocturne Christine Hindmarch
Nocturne Noreen Sopwith
Nocturne Anne McWilliam
Nocturne Eva Powell
Nocturne Eileen Thomas
Nocturne Pearl Gaden
Valse Mary Munro
Valse Ann Horn
Mazurka David Paltenghi
Mazurka Cecil Bates
Prelude Margaret Hill
Prelude Beryl Goldwyn
Mazurka Josephine Spaull
Grande Valse Margaret Hill
Grande Valse David Paltenghi
Final Ensemble
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Piano Reginald Halcrow
Performance note: The programme gives alternative dancers in some roles without specifying who danced at this performance: Hill or Goldwyn in the Nocturne, Paltenghi or Bates in the Nocturne, Munro or Horn in the Valse, Hill or Goldwyn in the Prelude. All are given here.

Prismatic Variations

Choreographer: David Paltenghi
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Premiere type: World premiere
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Light Margaret Hill
Red Cecil Bates
Red Pearl Gaden
Yellow Derek Westlake
Yellow Josephine Spaull
Blue Ronald Hynd
Blue Audrey Brookes
Orange Mary Munro
Green Ann Horn
Indigo Angela Sparshott
Violet Christine Hindmarch
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Piano Reginald Halcrow

Antonia

Choreographer: Walter Gore
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Antonia Paula Hinton
Sebastian David Paltenghi
Rafael Walter Gore
Reveller Angela Sparshott
Reveller Mavis Traill
Reveller Margaret Pollen
Reveller Beryl Goldwyn
Reveller Audrey Brookes
Reveller Ann Horn
Reveller Pearl Gaden
Reveller Shirley Rees
Reveller Christine Hindmarch
Reveller Noreen Sopwith
Reveller Cecil Bates
Reveller Derek Westlake
Reveller Ronald Hynd
Reveller Norman Dixon
Reveller Derek Rosen
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Piano Reginald Halcrow

The Eve of Saint Agnes

Choreographer: David Paltenghi
Composer: Cesar Franck
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Madeline Margaret Hill
Porphyro David Paltenghi
Beldame Margaret Pollen
Beadsman Ronald Hynd
Baron Derek Rosen
His Wife Angela Sparshott
Knight Cecil Bates
Knight Ronald Hynd
Knight Derek Westlake
Knight Norman Dixon
Lady Mary Munro
Lady Mavis Traill
Lady Audrey Brookes
Lady Pearl Gaden
Lady Ann Horn
Lady Josephine Spaull
Lady Shirley Rees
Lady Noreen Sopwith
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Piano Reginald Halcrow
Source: Programme for 23-24 October 1950 in the Rambert Archive
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