Passing Through

Choreographer: Lucy Bethune
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Set designer: Lucy Bethune, Karina Jobst
Costume designer: Lucy Bethune, Karina Jobst
World premiere: 2 May 1980, Ballet Rambert, Theatre Royal, Bath
Work note: First performed on 23 April 1980 in the Ballet Rambert Workshops at Riverside Studios, London. The work was subsequently taken into the main repertoire.
Production note: In the programme Lucy Bethune is credited as 'design' with the assistance of Karina Jobst.
Music title: L'alerte Vieillesse (1936) two movements from the Sonata for 2 Clarinets; Complainte (1935)
Music details: Live music: 2 clarinets; piano (Complainte)
Music note: In the dance work, the clarinet players walked across the stage and played a repeated phrase.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0296; CWSWORK/0061


Date Programme Venue
2 May 1980
Bell High | Passing Through | I'll Be in Touch | Ziggurat Theatre Royal, Bath
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