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Capriol Suite

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Peter Warlock
Costume designer: William Chappell
World premiere: 25 Feb 1930, Marie Rambert Dancers, Lyric Hammersmith, London
Revival credits: 1983 revival: Lighting designer: John B. Read
Music title: Capriol Suite (1926)
Music details: Live music: 2 pianos
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive; Vaughan, D. 'Frederick Ashton and His Ballets' (Alfred A. Knopf, 1977)
Archive catalogue: WORK/0023

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Leda and the Swan* | Entrée de Cupidon | Gavotte Joyeuse | Gavotte Sentimentale | L'Indifferent | Flight of Swans | Russian Peasant | Mannequin | The Ballet of Mars and Venus | Capriol Suite* | Our Lady's Juggler* Lyric Hammersmith, London
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Leda and the Swan | La Belle Viennoise | Saudade do Brésil* | Mannequin | Mademoiselle de Maupin* | Our Lady's Juggler | Les Sylphides* | Capriol Suite | Russian Peasant | ''I Can't Abear a Butcher''* | Le Rugby* | Mazurka des Hussars* | Galop* Lyric Hammersmith, London
8 Jul 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite New Scala Theatre, London
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Carnaval* | Cricket* | Rugby | A Florentine Picture* | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Shepherd's Hornpipe | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Farrucca | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Carnaval | Cricket | Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Shepherd's Hornpipe | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Farrucca | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Carnaval | Cricket | Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Shepherd's Hornpipe | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Farrucca | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Carnaval | Cricket | Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Primavera* | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
4 May 1931
Evening
La Péri | Le Boxing | Capriol Suite | L'Après-midi d'un faune | A Florentine Picture | Façade* Mercury Theatre, London
22 Jun 1931
Evening
Carnaval | Le Boxing | Waterloo and the Crimea | Mercury* | Pavane | Russian Peasant | La Belle Ecuyère | Variation from ''Swan Lake'' | Blue Bird | Mannequin | Mademoiselle de Maupin | Mazurka Finale Lyric Hammersmith, London
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Les Sylphides | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Le Rugby | Dances from ''The Three Cornered Hat'' | Capriol Suite | La Péri | Chinese Magician | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Mars and Venus | Russian Boyard Dance | American Sailor | Mannequin | Peasants' Frolic New Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
If Love's a Sweet Passion (Purcell) | The Alcina Suite (La Belle Assemblée from Vauxhall Gardens)* | Capriol Suite | The Planets* | Foyer de Danse Mercury Theatre, London
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | The Descent of Hebe | Valses Nobles et Sentimentales | Capriol Suite | Le Rugby Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | The Descent of Hebe | Valses Nobles et Sentimentales | Capriol Suite | Le Rugby Birmingham Repertory Theatre
29 Nov 1936
Evening
Passionate Pavane | The Planets | La Muse s'Amuse | The American Sailor | The Shepherd's Wooing | Pompette | Capriol Suite Mercury Theatre, London
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
The Strike of Wives | Valse Romantique No. 2 (Chabrier) | Bluebird | Death and the Maiden | The Planets | La Muse s'Amuse | Valse Caprice (Rubenstein) | Capriol Suite Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
The Strike of Wives | Bluebird | Death and the Maiden | The Planets | La Muse s'Amuse | Valse Caprice (Rubenstein) | Capriol Suite Birmingham Repertory Theatre
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Foyer de Danse | The Tartans | Le Péri* | Death and the Maiden | Standchen (Strauss, arr. Walter Gieseking) | Liebeslied (Kreisler, arr. Rachmaninoff) | Capriol Suite Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Dances from ''Lac des Cygnes'' | Paris-Soir* | Death and the Maiden | Death and the Maiden | Capriol Suite Mercury Theatre, London
2 Jul 1941
Early evening
Mermaid | Florentine Picture | Catarina, ou La Fille du Bandit | Farruca* | Capriol Suite The Arts Theatre Club, London
6 May 1983
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune | Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan | Capriol Suite | Chicago Brass | Concertino* Theatre Royal, Norwich
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