Saudade do Brésil

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Darius Milhaud
Costume designer: William Chappell
World premiere: 23 Jun 1930, Marie Rambert Dancers, Lyric Hammersmith, London
Number of dancers: 1 man
Music title: Selection from Saudades do Brésil (1920-1921)
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme in the Rambert Archive; Vaughan, D. 'Frederick Ashton and His Ballets' (Alfred A. Knopf, 1977)
Archive catalogue: WORK/0029


Date Programme Venue
23 Jun 1930
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
16 Feb 1931
Dances from Carnaval | Le Cricket | La Péri* | Russian Peasant Dance | The Mannequin and her Beau | Saudade do Brésil | A Florentine Picture | Le Boxing* | Aurora's Wedding Mercury Theatre, London
4 Feb 1932
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
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