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Songs of the Ghetto

Choreographer: Frances Carty
Music arranger: Nicholas Carr
Set designer: Charles Hustwick
Costume designer: Charles Hustwick
Lighting designer: Sid Ellen
World premiere: 7 Feb 1986, Ballet Rambert, Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Work note: Inspired by the work of K├Ąte Kollwitz. First performed on 22 January 1986 as part of Ballet Rambert's 1986 Choreographic Workshop Season at Riverside Studios, London. The work was subsequently taken into the main repertoire.
Production note: In the programme, Charles Hustwick is credited as 'design'.
Music details: Live music: singer, 2 violas, cello, double bass, alto flute, harmonium
Music note: Three Yiddish folk songs arranged by Nicholas Carr.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0336; CWSWORK/0111

Performances

Date Programme Venue
7 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz* | Songs of the Ghetto* | Pierrot Lunaire | Java Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz | Songs of the Ghetto | Pierrot Lunaire | Java Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
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