Death and the Maiden

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Franz Schubert
Costume designer: Andrée Howard
World premiere: 23 Feb 1937, Ballet Rambert, Duchess Theatre, London
Music title: Andante Cantabile from the String Quartet No. 14 'Death and the Maiden' (1824)
Music details: Live music: initially piano, later a string quartet or quintet
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0090

Performances

Date ⇃⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
23 Feb 1937
Evening
Foyer de Danse | Cinderella | Lysistrata, The Strike of Wives | Death and the Maiden* | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Duchess 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
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | Valse Romantique No. 1 (Chabrier) | L'Après-midi d'un faune | Passionate Pavane | Bluebird | The Lady of Shalott | Suite of Airs | Death and the Maiden | Valse Romantique No. 3 (Chabrier) | Le Cricket | Le Rugby Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Foyer de Danse | Musical Interlude | The Planets | Mermaid | Musical Interlude | Le Cricket | Le Rugby | Le Boxing | Death and the Maiden | Musical Interlude | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Foyer de Danse | Musical Interlude | The Planets | Mermaid | Musical Interlude | Le Cricket | Le Rugby | Le Boxing | Death and the Maiden | Musical Interlude | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Birmingham Repertory Theatre
24 Oct 1937
Evening
The Descent of Hebe | Death and the Maiden | Pavane pour une Infante Défunte* | La Muse s'Amuse | Jardin aux Lilas Mercury Theatre, London
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
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Dances from ''Lac des Cygnes'' | Paris-Soir* | Death and the Maiden | Death and the Maiden | Capriol Suite Mercury Theatre, London
5 Dec 1939
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse | Death and the Maiden | Czernyana* | Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Duchess Theatre, London
1 May 1940
Time unknown
Mermaid | Peter and the Wolf (A Fable Without a Moral)* | Death and the Maiden | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Arts Theatre Cambridge
28 Jun 1940
Evening
Soirée Musicale* | Death and the Maiden | Lady into Fox | Bar aux Folies-Bergère The Arts Theatre Club, London
1 Oct 1940
After-lunch
Overture | Judgment of Paris* | Death and the Maiden | Piano Interlude | Gala Performance The Arts Theatre Club, London
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Czernyana | Enigma Variations* | Death and the Maiden | Two Romantic Waltzes (Chabrier) | Gala Performance Arts Theatre Cambridge
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Czernyana | Enigma Variations* | Death and the Maiden | Two Romantic Waltzes (Chabrier) | Gala Performance Arts Theatre Cambridge
7 May 1941
Tea
Overture | Passionate Pavane | Panaderos* | Shepherd's Wooing | Prelude | Valse | Mazurka | Pas de Deux | Interlude | Death and the Maiden | Interlude | Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) The Arts Theatre Club, London
5 Jul 1941
Early evening
Death and the Maiden | Exorcism by Fire* | Cap Over Mill* 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
27 Nov 1944
Evening
Carnaval | Death and the Maiden | The Fugitive | Gala Performance Theatre Royal, Bristol
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