L'Après-midi d'un faune
Choreographer: Vaslav Nijinsky
Staged by: Leon Woizikovsky, Lydia Sokolova
Producer: Leon Woizikovsky
Composer: Claude Debussy
Set designer: Léon Bakst (after)
Rambert premiere: 20 Apr 1931, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
World premiere: 29 May 1912, Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Production note: Leon Woizikovsky and Lydia Sokolova, who had danced the lead roles with Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, staged this ballet for the Rambert company. The costumes were after Bakst's originals for the Ballets Russes.
Music title: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1984)
Music details: Live music: flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (in A and Bb), bassoon, horn in F, trumpet in C, trombone, percussion, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass. Piano was included 2012-2014.
Music note: Mark Bowden's 2011 orchestration was used for the 2012 revival.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0042