Night Shadow

Choreographer: George Balanchine
Staged by: John Taras
Composer: Vittorio Rieti
Music arranger: Reginald Smith Brindle
Set designer: Alix Stone
Costume designer: Alix Stone
Rambert premiere: 18 Jul 1961, Ballet Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
World premiere: 27 Feb 1946, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, City Center of Music and Drama, New York, New York, USA
Production note: The choreography credit reads: 'Choreography George Balanchine, reproduced by John Taras'. Alix Stone is credited as 'decor and costumes'.
Music title: The Night Shadow (1941)
Music details: Live music: orchestra
Music note: Based on themes from operas by Vincenzo Bellini, including 'La Sonnambula', 'I Puritani', 'Norma', 'I Capuletti ed i Montecchi'.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0178


Date Programme Venue
18 Jul 1961
Night Shadow* | The Sylphide Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
20 Jul 1961
Czerny-ana | Night Shadow | Night and Silence* | Hazaña Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 Jul 1962
Night Shadow | Façade (The Original Version) | Conflicts* | Winter Night Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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