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Pribaoutki ('A Telling')

Choreographer: Robert North
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Set designer: Andrew Storer
Costume designer: Andrew Storer
Lighting designer: John B. Read
World premiere: 6 May 1982, Ballet Rambert, Theatre Royal, Brighton
Work note: At the world premiere, the work's title did not include the translation in brackets.
Production note: Design inspired by Pablo Picasso. Ballet Rambert is grateful to the V&A Theatre Museum for allowing a copy to be made of the Picasso backdrop for 'Le Train Bleu'.
Music title: Songs and Three Pieces for String Quartet
Music details: Live music: voice, flute, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet (bass clarinet), bassoon, guitar, harp, piano, violin, viola, cello and double bass (Songs); 2 violins, viola and cello (Three Pieces for String Quartet)
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0312

Performances

Date Programme Venue
6 May 1982
Evening
Pribaoutki* | Night Music | Ghost Dances Theatre Royal, Brighton
28 Jun 1982
Evening
Night Music | The Kitchen Table* | Unsuitable Case | Pribaoutki ('A Telling') Theatre Royal, Bristol
3 Feb 1983
Evening
Pribaoutki ('A Telling') | Chicago Brass* | Ghost Dances Birmingham Repertory Theatre
11 Feb 1983
Evening
Lonely Town, Lonely Street | Fielding Sixes* | Pribaoutki ('A Telling') Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
29 Aug 1983
Evening
Pribaoutki | Concertino | Murderer Hope of Women* King's Theatre, Edinburgh
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