Le Rugby

Alternative title: Le Football
Choreographer: Susan Salaman
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Set designer: Susan Salaman
Costume designer: William Chappell
World premiere: 23 Jun 1930, Marie Rambert Dancers, Lyric Hammersmith, London
Work note: Performed as part of 'Sporting Sketches', or as a stand-alone divertissement.
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0028

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Leda and the Swan | La Belle Viennoise | Saudade do Brésil* | Mannequin | Mademoiselle de Maupin* | Our Lady's Juggler | Les Sylphides* | Capriol Suite | Russian Peasant | ''I Can't Abear a Butcher''* | Le Rugby* | Mazurka des Hussars* | Galop* Lyric Hammersmith, London
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Carnaval* | Cricket* | Rugby | A Florentine Picture* | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Shepherd's Hornpipe | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Farrucca | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Carnaval | Cricket | Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Shepherd's Hornpipe | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Farrucca | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Carnaval | Cricket | Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Shepherd's Hornpipe | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Farrucca | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Carnaval | Cricket | Rugby | A Florentine Picture | Le Spectre de la Rose | Les Sylphides | Capriol Suite | Primavera* | Fairy Tales from ''The Sleeping Beauty'' | Mannequin | Final Galop Lyric Hammersmith, London
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Les Sylphides | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Le Rugby | Dances from ''The Three Cornered Hat'' | Capriol Suite | La Péri | Chinese Magician | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Mars and Venus | Russian Boyard Dance | American Sailor | Mannequin | Peasants' Frolic New Theatre, London
31 Dec 1931
Evening
La Péri (The Flower of Immortality) | Constanza's Lament (from ''The Good-humoured Ladies'') | Dances from ''Cross-Garter'd'' | A Florentine Picture | Dances from ''Carnaval'' | Le Rugby | Dances on a Scottish Theme | Le Lac des Cygnes Mercury Theatre, London
4 Feb 1932
Evening
La Péri | Mr Roll's Military Quadrilles* | A Florentine Picture | Constanza's Lament* | Saudade do Brésil | Pompette* | Le Rugby | The Tartans (Dances on a Scottish Theme) | Les Sylphides 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
22 Apr 1934
Evening
Paramour* | Le Rugby | Mermaid | Carnaval Mercury Theatre, London
6 Jan 1935
Evening
A Florentine Picture | Constanza's Lament | American Sailor (from 'Les Matelots') | Pompette | Le Rugby | Cinderella* | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Mercury Theatre, London
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | The Descent of Hebe | Valses Nobles et Sentimentales | Capriol Suite | Le Rugby Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler | The Descent of Hebe | Valses Nobles et Sentimentales | Capriol Suite | Le Rugby 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
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Les Sylphides | Le Cricket | Le Rugby | Le Boxing | Lady into Fox | Gala Performance* Theatre Royal, Brighton
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