Songs of the Ghetto
Choreographer: Frances Carty
Music arranger: Nicholas Carr
Set designer: Charles Hustwick
Costume designer: Charles Hustwick
Lighting designer: Sid Ellen
World premiere: 7 Feb 1986, Ballet Rambert, Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Work note: Inspired by the work of Käte Kollwitz. First performed on 22 January 1986 as part of Ballet Rambert's 1986 Choreographic Workshop Season at Riverside Studios, London. The work was subsequently taken into the main repertoire.
Production note: In the programme, Charles Hustwick is credited as 'design'.
Music details: Live music: singer, 2 violas, cello, double bass, alto flute, harmonium
Music note: Three Yiddish folk songs arranged by Nicholas Carr.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0336; CWSWORK/0111
7 Feb 1986
|It's A Raggy Waltz* | Songs of the Ghetto* | Pierrot Lunaire | Java||Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester|
8 Feb 1986
|It's A Raggy Waltz | Songs of the Ghetto | Pierrot Lunaire | Java||Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester|