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Alegrias de Jerez

Choreographer: Elsa Brunelleschi
Music arranger: Roberto Gerhard
Costume designer: Hugh Stevenson
Rambert premiere: 17 May 1941, Rambert-London Ballet, The Arts Theatre Club, London
Work note: Solo created by Elsa Brunelleschi, the well-known teacher of Spanish dance. The title was often prefixed with 'Spanish Dance'. World premiere information unavailable.
Number of dancers: 1 woman
Music details: Live music: piano
Music note: Traditional music arranged by Roberto Gerhard
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0121

Performances

Date Programme Venue
17 May 1941
After-lunch
Overture | Shepherd's Wooing | Panaderos | Circus Wings | The Two Igors | Alegrias* | Interlude | Lady into Fox The Arts Theatre Club, London
26 Mar 1943
Time unknown
Les Sylphides | Death and the Maiden | Spanish Dance | Russian Dance (from 'Midnight Sun') | Foyer de Danse | Confessional | Carnival of Animals* Mercury Theatre, London
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