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Figures of Wind

Choreographer: Cliff Keuter
Set designer: Cliff Keuter, John Campbell
Costume designer: Belinda Scarlett
Lighting designer: Sid Ellen
World premiere: 5 Feb 1981, Ballet Rambert, Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Production note: Set conceived by Cliff Keuter, and executed with assistance from John Campbell.
Music title: Oboe Concerto, Opus 7, No. 6, Adagio/Allegro (Albinoni); Concerto Grosso, Opus 8, No. 6, Finale (Torrelli); Concerto Grosso, Opus 8, Concerto Grosso, Opus 7, No. 4 Adagio (Albinoni), Oboe Concerto, Opus 7, No. 12 Adagio (Albinoni); Conerto Grosso, Opus 3, No. 12 Allegro (Manfredini)
Music details: Live music: orchestra
Sponsors: The choreography for this ballet was commissioned by Ballet Rambert with assistance from the Commissioning Fund of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Ballet Rambert is also deeply grateful to the British Council and to the Visiting Arts Unit of Great Britain for their financial contibutions towards Mr. Keuter's stay in Britain.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0300

Performances

Date Programme Venue
5 Feb 1981
Evening
Landscape | Paper Sunday | Figures of Wind* | Nuthouse Stomp Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
6 Mar 1981
Evening
Figures of Wind* | The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia* | Nuthouse Stomp Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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