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Smiling Immortal

Choreographer: Norman Morrice
Composer: Jonathan Harvey
Set designer: John Macfarlane
Costume designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting designer: John B. Read
World premiere: 11 Jul 1977, Ballet Rambert, The Round House, London
Production note: In the programme, John Macfarlane is credited as 'design'.
Music details: Live music: flute, piccolo, oboe, clarinet, horn, trumpet, piano, percussion, 2 violins, cello
Music commissioned by Rambert: Yes
Sponsors: The choreography and design for this work were commissioned by Ballet Rambert with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain. The score for this work was commissioned by The London Celebrations Committee for The Queen's Silver Jubilee.
Source: Festival programme and publicity material in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0282

Performances

Date Programme Venue
11 Jul 1977
Evening
Echoes of a Night Sky | Frames, Pulse and Interruptions | Smiling Immortal* The Round House, London
29 Sep 1977
Evening
Echoes of a Night Sky | Sleeping Birds* | Smiling Immortal Birmingham Repertory Theatre
31 Jan 1978
Evening
Promenade | Window | Praeludium* | Smiling Immortal Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
11 Jul 1980
Evening
Night with Waning Moon | Landscape* | Smiling Immortal Theatre Royal, Bristol
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