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Swansong

Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Composer: Philip Chambon
Set designer: Christopher Bruce
Costume designer: Christopher Bruce
Lighting designer: David Mohr
Rambert premiere: 12 Apr 1995, Rambert Dance Company, Theatre Royal, Norwich
World premiere: 25 Nov 1987, London Festival Ballet, Teatro Arriaga, Bilboa, Spain
Duration: 32 minutes
Music title: Swansong (1987)
Music details: Recorded music
Awards: 2008 TMA (Theatrical Management Association) Theatre Award presented to Ballet Rambert for Achievement in Dance for reviving two British contemporary dance landmarks: 'Carnival of the Animals' and 'Swansong'.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0387

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
12 Apr 1995
Evening
Banter Banter | Swansong* | Rooster Theatre Royal, Norwich
17 May 1995
Evening
Swansong | Jupiter is Crying* | Rooster Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
6 Dec 1995
Evening
Helen | Small Hours* | Swansong | Rooster Grand Theatre, Blackpool
7 Dec 1995
Matinee
Helen | Small Hours | Swansong | Rooster Grand Theatre, Blackpool
7 Dec 1995
Evening
Helen | Small Hours | Swansong | Rooster Grand Theatre, Blackpool
8 Dec 1995
Evening
Helen | Small Hours | Swansong | Rooster Grand Theatre, Blackpool
9 Dec 1995
Evening
Helen | Small Hours | Swansong | Rooster Grand Theatre, Blackpool
7 Feb 1996
Evening
Banter Banter | Swansong | Kol Simcha (Voice of Celebration)* Theatre Royal, Brighton
20 Feb 1998
Evening
Stream | Swansong | Gaps, Lapse and Relapse* Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
10 Mar 2000
Matinee
Swansong Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
12 Apr 2000
Matinee
Swansong Grand Theatre Leeds
22 Nov 2000
Evening
7DS (Seven Deadly Sins) | Swansong | The Celebrated Soubrette Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 Nov 2000
Matinee
Swansong Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 Nov 2000
Evening
7DS (Seven Deadly Sins) | Swansong | The Celebrated Soubrette Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
30 Nov 2000
Matinee
Swansong Theatre Royal, Plymouth
1 Dec 2000
Evening
7DS | Swansong | The Celebrated Soubrette Theatre Royal, Plymouth
18 Jan 2001
Matinee
Swansong Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
10 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Lady into Fox | Swansong Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
11 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Lady into Fox | Swansong Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
12 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Lady into Fox | Swansong Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
13 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Lady into Fox | Swansong Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
17 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Venue Cymru, Llandudno
18 Oct 2007
Matinee
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Venue Cymru, Llandudno
18 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Venue Cymru, Llandudno
19 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Venue Cymru, Llandudno
31 Oct 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Stand and Stare | Swansong | Constant Speed Grand Theatre Leeds
1 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Stand and Stare | Swansong | Constant Speed Grand Theatre Leeds
2 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Stand and Stare | Swansong | Constant Speed Grand Theatre Leeds
3 Nov 2007
Matinee
L'eveil | Stand and Stare | Swansong | Constant Speed Grand Theatre Leeds
3 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Stand and Stare | Swansong | Constant Speed Grand Theatre Leeds
7 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
8 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
9 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
13 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
14 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
15 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
15 Nov 2007
Matinee
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
16 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Nov 2007
Matinee
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
22 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
23 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Constant Speed | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
28 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Theatre Royal, Plymouth
29 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Theatre Royal, Plymouth
30 Nov 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Theatre Royal, Plymouth
1 Dec 2007
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Theatre Royal, Plymouth
13 Feb 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Hall for Cornwall, Truro
14 Feb 2008
Matinee
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Hall for Cornwall, Truro
14 Feb 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Hall for Cornwall, Truro
20 Feb 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Scribblings* His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
21 Feb 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Scribblings His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
22 Feb 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Scribblings His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
5 Mar 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Grand Theatre, Swansea
6 Mar 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Grand Theatre, Swansea
12 Mar 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Brighton
13 Mar 2008
Matinee
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Brighton
13 Mar 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Brighton
14 Mar 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Brighton
15 Mar 2008
Matinee
Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Brighton
15 Mar 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Gran Partita | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Brighton
1 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
2 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
3 Apr 2008
Matinee
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
3 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
4 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
5 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
8 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
9 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
10 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
11 Apr 2008
Evening
L'eveil | Scribblings | Swansong | Anatomica #3 Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
25 Sep 2008
Evening
Eternal Light* | Swansong | Anatomica #3 The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
26 Sep 2008
Matinee
Eternal Light | Swansong The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
26 Sep 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Anatomica #3 The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
27 Sep 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Anatomica #3 The Lowry, Salford, Manchester
16 Oct 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Norwich
17 Oct 2008
Matinee
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Norwich
17 Oct 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Norwich
18 Oct 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Norwich
6 Nov 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Bath
7 Nov 2008
Matinee
Infinity | Swansong | Eternal Light Theatre Royal, Bath
7 Nov 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Bath
8 Nov 2008
Matinee
Infinity | Swansong | Eternal Light Theatre Royal, Bath
8 Nov 2008
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Infinity Theatre Royal, Bath
13 Nov 2008
Matinee
Swansong | Eternal Light Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
15 Nov 2008
Matinee
Swansong | Eternal Light Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
19 Nov 2008
Evening
See Me | Two Solos as a Tribute to Norman Morrice | Swansong | Eternal Light Malvern Festival Theatre
20 Nov 2008
Matinee
See Me | Two Solos as a Tribute to Norman Morrice | Swansong | Eternal Light Malvern Festival Theatre
20 Nov 2008
Evening
See Me | Two Solos as a Tribute to Norman Morrice | Swansong | Eternal Light Malvern Festival Theatre
21 Nov 2008
Evening
See Me | Two Solos as a Tribute to Norman Morrice | Swansong | Eternal Light Malvern Festival Theatre
22 Nov 2008
Matinee
See Me | Two Solos as a Tribute to Norman Morrice | Swansong | Eternal Light Malvern Festival Theatre
22 Nov 2008
Evening
See Me | Two Solos as a Tribute to Norman Morrice | Swansong | Eternal Light Malvern Festival Theatre
10 Mar 2009
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Carnival of the Animals Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
11 Mar 2009
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Carnival of the Animals Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
1 Apr 2009
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Carnival of the Animals Birmingham Hippodrome
2 Apr 2009
Matinee
Swansong | Eternal Light Birmingham Hippodrome
2 Apr 2009
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Carnival of the Animals Birmingham Hippodrome
3 Apr 2009
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Carnival of the Animals Birmingham Hippodrome
4 Apr 2009
Evening
Eternal Light | Swansong | Carnival of the Animals Birmingham Hippodrome
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