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The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia

Choreographer: Richard Alston
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Set designer: Peter Mumford
Costume designer: Anne Guyon
Lighting designer: Peter Mumford
World premiere: 6 Mar 1981, Ballet Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Work note: Dedication: 'Dedicated to Dame Marie Rambert'.
Production note: In the programme, Peter Mumford is credited as 'design and lighting'.
Music title: The Rite of Spring (1913)
Music details: Live music: 2 pianos
Music note: The dance work used the composer's original arrangement for piano duet (1913), the first published version of the score (revised 1947).
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0303

Performances

Date Programme Venue
6 Mar 1981
Evening
Figures of Wind* | The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia* | Nuthouse Stomp Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
3 Jul 1981
Evening
Landscape | Ghost Dances* | The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia Theatre Royal, Bristol
17 Jul 1981
Evening
Dancing Day* | Lonely Town, Lonely Street (duet) | Rainbow Ripples | The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia Teatro Malibran, Venezia, Italy
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