Night with Waning Moon

Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Composer: George Crumb
Set designer: Pamela Marre
Costume designer: Pamela Marre
Lighting designer: John B. Read
World premiere: 11 Jul 1979, Ballet Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Production note: In the programme, Pamela Marre is credited as 'design'.
Music title: Night of the Four Moons (1969)
Music details: Live music: voice (alto), alto flute, piccolo, banjo, electric cello, percussion
Music note: Crumb's 'Night of the Four Moons' is based on text fragments by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Sponsors: Ballet Rambert is deeply grateful to the Rt. Hon Lord Baron George Strauss and Lady Patricia Strauss for commissioning this work.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0293


Date Programme Venue
11 Jul 1979
Echoi | Changes | Night with Waning Moon* | The Parades Gone By Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
12 Oct 1979
Night with Waning Moon | Celebration | Sidewalk* New Theatre, Oxford
11 Jul 1980
Night with Waning Moon | Landscape* | Smiling Immortal Theatre Royal, Bristol
8 May 1987
Carmen Arcadiae | Dutiful Ducks | Rushes* | Night with Waning Moon Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
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