Schwanda the Bagpiper (dances in the opera)

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Jaromir Weinberger
Lyricist: Milos Kares, Max Brod
World premiere: 3 Jun 1935, Ballet Rambert, Royal Opera House, London
Work note: Tudor choreographed the dances in this production of Weinberger's opera by the Covent Garden Opera Company (artistic director: Sir Thomas Beecham). The programme does not name the ballet company; instead the credit reads: 'Ballet under the direction of Marie Rambert'. (The world premiere date shown on this record is for the choreography, not for the opera.)
Music title: Schwanda the Bagpiper (1926)
Music details: Live music: orchestra
Music note: Max Brod did the German translation of the Czech libretto.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0081


Date Programme Venue
3 Jun 1935
Schwanda the Bagpiper (dances in the opera)* Royal Opera House, London
5 Jun 1935
Schwanda the Bagpiper (dances in the opera) Royal Opera House, London
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