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Wed 11 Jun 1986, 7.30pm, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Tour title: Ballet Rambert Diamond Jubilee Tour

Mercure

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Ian Spink
Composer: Erik Satie
Premiere type: World premiere
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Marche - Ouverture The Company
Première Tableau
La Nuit Mary Evelyn
La Nuit Mark Baldwin
Danse de Tendresse: Apollo Michael Hodges
Danse de Tendresse: Venus Diane Walker
Signe de Zodiaque Catherine Becque
Signe de Zodiaque Amanda Britton
Signe de Zodiaque Sara Matthews
Signe de Zodiaque Bruce Michelson
Entrée de Mercure Christopher Carney
Deuxième Tableau
Danse des Grâces Lucy Bethune
Danse des Grâces Frances Carty
Danse des Grâces Cathrine Price
Danse des Grâces Mark Baldwin
Danse des Grâces Ben Craft
Bain des Grâces Lucy Bethune
Bain des Grâces Frances Carty
Bain des Grâces Cathrine Price
Fuite de Mercure Christopher Carney
Fuite de Mercure Ben Craft
Colere de Cerbère Christopher Carney
Colere de Cerbère Ben Craft
Colere de Cerbère Lucy Bethune
Colere de Cerbère Frances Carty
Colere de Cerbère Cathrine Price
Troisième Tableau
Polka des Lettres Christopher Carney
Polka des Lettres Catherine Becque
Polka des Lettres Amanda Britton
Polka des Lettres Sara Matthews
Polka des Lettres Bruce Michelson
Nouvelle Danse Diane Walker
Nouvelle Danse Frances Carty
Nouvelle Danse Lucy Bethune
Nouvelle Danse Mary Evelyn
Le Chaos Gary Lambert
Le Chaos Lucy Bethune
Rapt de Proserpine The Company
Conductor Nicholas Carr
Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo Michael Taylor
Oboe/Cor Anglais Stella Dickinson
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Glenn Martin
Bassoon/Contra-bassoon Simon Couzens
Horn Stephen Bell
Trumpet Nicholas Bomford
Trombone Noel Fraser
Percussion John O'Hara
Piano Christopher Swithinbank
Violin Ann Hooley
Violin Alison Townley
Viola James Shenton
Cello Anthony Hinnigan
Double Bass Lynda Houghton

Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Dancer Lucy Burge
Piano Philip Gammon

The Mannequin Dance

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Eugene Goossens
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Dancer Sara Matthews
Piano Nicholas Carr
Piano Christopher Swithinbank
Performance note: Both pianists listed in the programme are included here as it is not specified who performed.

'Unsquare Dance' from 'It's a Raggy Waltz'

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Lucy Bethune
Composer: Dave Brubeck
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Dancer Mark Baldwin
Dancer Ben Craft
Dancer Michael Hodges
Conductor Nicholas Carr
Percussion John O'Hara
Piano Nicholas Carr
Double Bass Lynda Houghton
Performance note: Scored for Alto Sax but not listed among musicians.

'Popular Song' from 'Façade'

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: William Walton
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Dancer Ashley Page
Dancer Ian Spink
Conductor Nicholas Carr
Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo Michael Taylor
Oboe/Cor Anglais Stella Dickinson
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Glenn Martin
Bassoon/Contra-bassoon Simon Couzens
Horn Stephen Bell
Trumpet Nicholas Bomford
Trombone Noel Fraser
Percussion John O'Hara
Violin Ann Hooley
Violin Alison Townley
Viola James Shenton
Cello Anthony Hinnigan
Double Bass Lynda Houghton

'Duet' from 'Concertino'

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Composer: Leos Janecek
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Dancer Diane Walker
Dancer Albert van Nierop
Dancer Mark Baldwin
Dancer Paul Melis
Dancer Bruce Michelson
Conductor Nicholas Carr
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Glenn Martin
Bassoon/Contra-bassoon Simon Couzens
Horn Stephen Bell
Piano Nicholas Carr
Piano Christopher Swithinbank
Violin Ann Hooley
Violin Alison Townley
Viola James Shenton
Performance note: Both pianists listed in the programme are included here as it is not specified who performed.

Soirée Musicale

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini

Performers

Conductor Nicholas Carr
Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo Michael Taylor
Oboe/Cor Anglais Stella Dickinson
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Glenn Martin
Bassoon/Contra-bassoon Simon Couzens
Horn Stephen Bell
Trumpet Nicholas Bomford
Trombone Noel Fraser
Percussion John O'Hara
Piano Nicholas Carr
Piano Christopher Swithinbank
Violin Ann Hooley
Violin Alison Townley
Viola James Shenton
Cello Anthony Hinnigan
Double Bass Lynda Houghton
Performance note: Performed by students from the Ballet Rambert School and mounted by Ann Hutchinson Guest.

Judgment of Paris

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Kurt Weill
Company: Ballet Rambert

Performers

Juno Sally Owen
Venus Lucy Burge
Minerva Clover Roope
Waiter Christopher Bruce
Customer John Chesworth
Piano Nicholas Carr
Piano Christopher Swithinbank

Java

Performance title: 60th Birthday Performance (gala)
Choreographer: Richard Alston
Recording artist: The Ink Spots
Composer: Fred Fisher, Nelson Cogane, Sammy Mysels, Dick Robertson, Ben Oakland, Milton Drake, William Raskin, Billy Hill, George Gershwin, Jack Lawrence, Chu Berry, Eubie Blake
Company: Ballet Rambert
Music note: Danced to recorded music

Performers

Dancer Cathrine Price
Dancer Gary Lambert
Dancer Bruce Michelson
Dancer Robert Poole
Dancer Ben Craft
Dancer Christopher Carney
Dancer Mary Evelyn
Dancer Siobhan Stanley
Dancer Frances Carty
Dancer Amanda Britton
Dancer Lucy Bethune
Dancer Diane Walker
Sponsors: Ballet Rambert is grateful to the Trustees of The Royal Victoria Hall Foundation for financial assistance towards the making of costumes for this ballet.
Source: Programme for 11 June 1986 (evening) in the Rambert Archive. No stage manager's report located.
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