Rhapsody in Blue

Choreographer: Richard Alston
Composer: George Gershwin
Costume designer: Victor Edelstein
Lighting designer: Peter Mumford, John B. Read
World premiere: 3 Mar 1988, Rambert Dance Company, Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Work note: Dedication: 'For Sylvia Kim'
Production note: Peter Mumford is credited as lighting designer in advance publicity materials while John B. Read is credited as lighting designer in the programmes.
Duration: 20 minutes
Number of dancers: 9 dancers
Music title: Preludes for Piano (1926), Rhapsody in Blue (1924)
Music details: Live music: piano
Sponsors: Sponsored by Cartier.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0349


Date Programme Venue
3 Mar 1988
Swamp | Rushes | Rhapsody in Blue* Birmingham Repertory Theatre
28 Apr 1988
Swamp | Trace* | Rhapsody in Blue Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
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