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Carnaval

Choreographer: Michel Fokine
Producer: Leon Woizikovsky
Composer: Robert Schumann
Costume designer: Léon Bakst (after)
Rambert premiere: 20 Dec 1930, Marie Rambert Dancers, Lyric Hammersmith, London
World premiere: 4 Jun 1910, Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Théâtre Nationale de l'Opéra, Paris, France
Work note: At the world premiere, the work's title was in French: 'Le Carnaval'.
Production note: The costumes were after Bakst's originals for the Ballets Russes.
Music title: Carnaval (1835)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0035

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
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
16 Feb 1931
Evening
Dances from Carnaval | Le Cricket | La Péri* | Russian Peasant Dance | The Mannequin and her Beau | Saudade do Brésil | A Florentine Picture | Le Boxing* | Aurora's Wedding 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
31 Dec 1931
Evening
La Péri (The Flower of Immortality) | Constanza's Lament (from ''The Good-humoured Ladies'') | Dances from ''Cross-Garter'd'' | A Florentine Picture | Dances from ''Carnaval'' | Le Rugby | Dances on a Scottish Theme | Le Lac des Cygnes Mercury Theatre, London
22 Apr 1934
Evening
Paramour* | Le Rugby | Mermaid | Carnaval Mercury Theatre, London
27 Dec 1943
Matinee
Soirée Musicale (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Valse Noble (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Coquette (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Carnival of Animals (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Dances from Les Sylphides (in the play 'The Toy Princess') Arts Theatre Cambridge
27 Dec 1943
Matinee
Soirée Musicale (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Valse Noble (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Coquette (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Carnival of Animals (in the play 'The Toy Princess') | Dances from Les Sylphides (in the play 'The Toy Princess') Arts Theatre Cambridge
27 Nov 1944
Evening
Carnaval | Death and the Maiden | The Fugitive | Gala Performance Theatre Royal, Bristol
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