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Confessional

Choreographer: Walter Gore
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Text by: Robert Browning
Costume designer: Andrée Howard
Rambert premiere: 21 Aug 1941, Rambert-London Ballet, The Arts Theatre Club, London
World premiere: 9 May 1941, Oxford Ballet Club
Work note: Based on the poem by Robert Browning about the Spanish Inquisition, which was read out during the ballet.
Number of dancers: 1 woman, 1 man
Music details: Live music: piano and spoken text
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0125

Performances

Date Programme Venue
21 Aug 1941
Lunch
Chopiniana | Confessional* 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
5 Nov 1946
Evening
Mermaid | Confessional | Concerto Burlesco* | Swan Lake, Act II King's Theatre, London
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