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Life is a Dream

Choreographer: Kim Brandstrup
Composer: Witold Lutoslawski
Set designer: Quay Brothers
Costume designer: Holly Waddington
Lighting designer: Jean Kalman
World premiere: 23 May 2018, Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Work note: Based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. The work had a preview performance on 22 May 2018 at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.
Production note: Additional credits: Dramaturg: Willem Bruls; Sound Design: Ian Dearden; Projection Consultant: Jonathon Lyle; Associate Designer - Video: Tom Wexler. In the programme, the Quay Brothers are credited as 'design'.
Music title: Interlude for Orchestra (1989); Filipince nudno (extract, 1961); Nie ocsekuje dzis nikogo; Chain 2 (1985); Musique funèbre (1958); Symphony No. 4 (1992); Dance Prelude No. 4 (1954)
Music details: Live music: orchestra: 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets in Bb ( 2nd doubling clarinet in Eb and 3rd doubling bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd doubling double bassoon), 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 3 tr
Sponsors: Commissioned by Bergen International Festival. Co-produced by Adam Mickiewicz Institute as part of the Polska Music programme. Supported by Cockayne Grants for the Arts (a donor-advised fund of The London Community Foundation), Mike Howes and Caroline Howes, and Jane Nicholas.
Source: Programme in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0486

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
22 May 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 May 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream* Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
24 May 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
25 May 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
26 May 2018
Matinee
Life is a Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
26 May 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 Sep 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Norwich
28 Sep 2018
Matinee
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Norwich
28 Sep 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Norwich
1 Oct 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Venue Cymru, Llandudno
2 Oct 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Venue Cymru, Llandudno
10 Oct 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
11 Oct 2018
Matinee
Life is a Dream The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
11 Oct 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
12 Oct 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
22 Nov 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
23 Nov 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
24 Nov 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
27 Nov 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Plymouth
28 Nov 2018
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Plymouth
14 Feb 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Glasgow
15 Feb 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Glasgow
16 Feb 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream Theatre Royal, Glasgow
21 Feb 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
22 Feb 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
28 Feb 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream The Curve, Leicester
1 Mar 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream The Curve, Leicester
2 Mar 2019
Evening
Life is a Dream The Curve, Leicester
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