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The Empty Suit

Choreographer: Norman Morrice
Composer: Leonard Salzedo
Set designer: Norman Morrice
Costume designer: Norman Morrice
Lighting designer: John B. Read
Rambert premiere: 26 Nov 1970, Ballet Rambert, Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
World premiere: 10 Oct 1970, Batsheva Dance Company, Nahmani Hall, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Work note: At the world premiere, the work's title was 'Percussion Concerto'.
Number of dancers: 11 dancers
Music title: Concerto for Percussion (1968)
Music details: Live music: 4 percussionists; some performances used a recording.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive, and the Batsheva Dance Company Archive online
Archive catalogue: WORK/0220

Performances

Date Programme Venue
26 Nov 1970
Evening
George Frideric | Ricercare | The Empty Suit* | Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
17 May 1971
Evening
The Empty Suit | L'Après-midi d'un faune | George Frideric | Wings* Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
18 Sep 1973
Evening
The Empty Suit | tutti-frutti* | That is the Show Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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