Lady of Shalott

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Set designer: William Chappell
Costume designer: Wiliam Chappell
World premiere: 12 Nov 1931, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
Work note: Based on the poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Music title: Selections from Opus 75, 76, 85
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive; Vaughan, D. 'Frederick Ashton and His Ballets' (Alfred A. Knopf, 1977)
Archive catalogue: WORK/0051


Date Programme Venue
12 Nov 1931
Mercury | Cross-Garter'd* | Lady of Shalott* | Lac des Cygnes Mercury Theatre, London
7 Apr 1935
La Valse Chez Madame Récamier | Le Cricket | The Lady of Shalott | The Descent of Hebe* | Bar aux Folies-Bergère Mercury Theatre, London
14 Jun 1937
Our Lady's Juggler | Valse Romantique No. 1 (Chabrier) | L'Après-midi d'un faune | Passionate Pavane | Bluebird | The Lady of Shalott | Suite of Airs | Death and the Maiden | Valse Romantique No. 3 (Chabrier) | Le Cricket | Le Rugby Birmingham Repertory Theatre
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