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Persephone

Choreographer: Robert Joffrey
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Set designer: Harri Wich
Costume designer: Harri Wich
World premiere: 28 Jun 1955, Ballet Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Work note: Robert Joffrey had made an earlier version of 'Persephone', with music by Robert Silverman and designs by Read Arnow (premiere: 13 January 1952, Choreographers' Workshop, YM-YWHA Kaufmann Auditorium, New York City, USA).
Music title: The Four Seasons: Winter and Spring (1725)
Music details: Live music: solo violin and orchestra
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0162

Performances

Date Programme Venue
28 Jun 1955
Evening
Les Sylphides | Persephone* | Past Recalled | The Gala Performance Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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