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Coppélia

Choreographer: Lev Ivanov, Arthur Saint-Léon
Composer: Léo Delibes
Set designer: Mistislav Doboujinsky
Costume designer: Mistislav Doboujinsky
Rambert premiere: 17 Jan 1957, Ballet Rambert, Theatre Royal, York
World premiere: 8 Feb 1894, Imperial Russian Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia
Work note: 'Coppélia' entered the Ballet Rambert repertoire in two stages: first, Act III on 7 May 1956 at the Cambridge Arts Theatre; second, the full three-act ballet on 17 January 1957 at the Theatre Royal, York.
Production note: In the programme, the choreography is credited as 'Ivanov after Saint-Léon'.
Duration: 2 hours
Music title: Coppélia, ou La fille aux yeux d'émail (1870)
Music details: Live music: chamber orchestra
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0166; WORK/0169

Performances

Date Programme Venue
7 May 1956
Evening
Swan Lake (Act II) | Winter Night | Judgment of Paris | Coppélia (Act III)* Arts Theatre Cambridge
24 Sep 1956
Evening
Swan Lake (Act II) | The Mirror* | Judgment of Paris | Coppélia (Act III) King's Theatre, Southsea, Portsmouth
17 Jan 1957
Evening
Coppélia* Theatre Royal, York
30 Oct 1957
Evening
Coppélia The People's Theatre, Shanghai, China
31 Oct 1957
Evening
Coppélia The People's Theatre, Shanghai, China
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