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Cantate

Choreographer: Graham Jones
Composer: Michael Gibbs
Set designer: Bob Ringwood
Costume designer: Bob Ringwood
Lighting designer: Richard Caswell
World premiere: 25 Jun 1973, Ballet Rambert, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Work note: First performed on 21 April 1973 by Ballet Rambert at the Young Vic, London, in the 'works in progress' section of the 'Dance for New Dimensions' programme of dances designed for thrust (open) stages. It was subsequently taken into the main repertoire.
Production note: Lucy Burge assisted Jones with the choreography. In the programme, Bob Ringwood is credited as 'design'.
Number of dancers: 8 dancers
Music details: Recorded music
Music commissioned by Rambert: Yes
Sponsors: The choreography and music for this work was commissioned by Ballet Rambert with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0242; CWSWORK/0020

Performances

Date Programme Venue
21 Apr 1973
Evening
Pattern for an Escalator | Magic Theatre - not for everyone* | yesterday and yesterday* | Cantate* Young Vic Theatre, London
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