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The Creation

Choreographer: Mark Baldwin
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Set designer: Pablo Bronstein
Costume designer: Pablo Bronstein, Stevie Stewart
Lighting designer: Mark Henderson
World premiere: 14 Jul 2016, Rambert, Opera Pavilion, High Wycombe
Work note: Evening-length work, premiered in collaboration with Garsington Opera.
Production note: In the programme, Pablo Bronstein is credited as 'design' and Stevie Stewart as 'costume co-designer'. Makeup designed by M.A.C. Senior Artists Dominic Skinner and Claire Mulleady.
Music title: Die Schöpfung (1797-1798)
Music details: Live music: soprano, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra: 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani and strings
Music note: English text compiled from biblical sources and from John Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Gottfried van Swieten, edited by Paul McCreesh.
Sponsors: Supported by The Linbury Trust, Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, Catherine Armitage and John Armitage, Chiara Chabanne and Antoine Chabanne, Ian Gaunt and Iryna Marciuk, Bea Hollond, Derek Johns Ltd (for soprano Sarah Tynan), Jill Kowal, Susan Singer and John Singer, Prue Skene. London performances in November 2016 were supported by Sadler's Wells Theatre.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0481

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
14 Jul 2016
Evening
The Creation* Opera Pavilion, High Wycombe
15 Jul 2016
Evening
The Creation Opera Pavilion, High Wycombe
16 Jul 2016
Evening
The Creation Opera Pavilion, High Wycombe
17 Jul 2016
Evening
The Creation Opera Pavilion, High Wycombe
10 Nov 2016
Evening
The Creation Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
11 Nov 2016
Evening
The Creation Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
12 Nov 2016
Evening
The Creation Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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