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Foyer de Danse

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Lord Berners
Costume designer: William Chappell
World premiere: 9 Oct 1932, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
Production note: Costumes after paintings by Edgar Degas.
Music title: Luna Park (1930)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive; Vaughan, D. 'Frederick Ashton and His Ballets' (Alfred A. Knopf, 1977)
Archive catalogue: WORK/0061

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
9 Oct 1932
Evening
The Garden | Prelude in B minor (Rachmaninov) | Prelude in G major (Rachmaninov) | L'Après-midi d'un faune | Foyer de Danse* | Le Spectre de la Rose | American Sailor (from 'Les Matelots')* | The Shepherd's Wooing (from 'The Gods go a-begging') | The Tartans (Danc Mercury Theatre, London
1 Jan 1933
Evening
Aurora's Wedding | Prelude in D Major (Rachmaninoff) | Prelude in G Sharp Minor (Rachmaninoff) | Pavane pour une Infante Défunte* | Mercury | Menuet from ''Suite Bergamasque'' (Debussy) | Le Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Foyer de Danse Mercury Theatre, London
5 Mar 1933
Evening
Lysistrata | Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames)* | Le Spectre de la Rose | Foyer de Danse Mercury Theatre, London
29 Oct 1933
Evening
Valse (from Les Sylphides) | The Marriage of Hebe | Pavane pour une Infante Défunte | Our Lady's Juggler* | Foyer de Danse Mercury Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
If Love's a Sweet Passion (Purcell) | The Alcina Suite (La Belle Assemblée from Vauxhall Gardens)* | Capriol Suite | The Planets* | Foyer de Danse Mercury Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Mephisto Waltz | Façade | Valentine's Eve* | The Planets | L'Après-midi d'un faune | Foyer de Danse Duke of York's Theatre, London
23 Feb 1937
Evening
Foyer de Danse | Cinderella | Lysistrata, The Strike of Wives | Death and the Maiden* | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Duchess Theatre, London
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
16 Jan 1938
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | Foyer de Danse | Trio (Lachrymae) | Étrange* | American Sailor | Pompette | The Tartans* | Soirée de Vienne, no. 6 (Schubert-Liszt) | Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) 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
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
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