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Roehampton University London Stravinsky the Global Dancer: A Chronology of Choreography to the Music of Igor Stravinsky

All Dance Records.

Dances are ordered by the premiere year of the Dance, then the full performance date of the Dance, then the Dance title.

* - partial use of score.
† - musical collage.


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Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Pájaro de fuego 
Choreographer Gloria Contreras   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Gabriel Rizzo 
Company Taller Coreográfico de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México 
First Performance Not Known  , Mexico 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For large ensemble, following the original Firebird scenario, with folk and character elements largely removed, and without reference to any specific time or place (abstract designs). Mixed modern/classical style. 
Record 1001 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance The Rake's Progress 
Choreographer Andrew De Groat   
Music The Rake's Progress  1947 - 51  First Performance: 11 September 1951, Teatro la Fenice, Venice 
opera in three acts  Length of score: 150'
Text: W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  Opéra, Lyons, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1002 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Akiko Kitamura   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
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Company  
First Performance Not Known  , Japan 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1003 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Sands and Winds†* 
Choreographer Regina Miranda   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Mauricio Sette 
Company Bailarinos do Rio de Janeiro 
First Performance Not Known  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble, using a collage of music by several composers, including Ryuichi Sakamoto and Giacomo Puccini. Sections from Les Noces were used. 
Record 1004 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Våroffer 
Choreographer Marie Fahlin   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  , Sweden 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1005 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Petruschka 
Choreographer Harris Mandafounis   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Dorin Gal 
Company Ballet of the Deutsche Oper Berlin 
First Performance 14 January 1995  Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Germany 
Conductor Lassen 
Principal Dancers Bart de Block, Muriel Romero, David Nixon 
Note  
Record 1006 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Evolution 
Choreographer Matthew Wright   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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Company  
First Performance 10 March 1995  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1007 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Oedipus Rex 
Choreographer Jan Linkens   
Music Oedipus Rex  1926 - 27; rev. 1948  First Performance: 30 May 1927, Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt, Paris 
Opera-Oratorio in two acts  Length of score: 53'
Text: Jean Cocteau, after Sophocles. Latin translation by J. Daniélou. 
Scenario  
Design Franz Zauleck 
Company Tanztheater der Komischen Oper Berlin 
First Performance 12 March 1995  Komische Oper, Berlin, Germany 
Conductor Yakov Kreizberg 
Principal Dancers Thomas Vollmer, Mario Nötzel, Jutta Deutschland, Harald Wink, Pietro Ferlito, Mugur Valsami 
Note  
Record 1008 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Petruschka 
Choreographer Jan Linkens   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Franz Zauleck 
Company Tanztheater der Komischen Oper Berlin 
First Performance 12 March 1995  Komische Oper, Berlin, Germany 
Conductor Yakov Kreizberg 
Principal Dancers Mario Perricone (Petruschka), Alma Munteanu (The Ballerina), Dieter Hülse (The Magician) 
Note For ensemble, the original Petrushka scenario reversed, so that humans become puppets, manipulated by the Magician. Petruschka is again an outcast figure. Mixed classical/modern style. 
Record 1009 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Ebony Concerto 
Choreographer Ashley Page  b. 1956 
Music Ebony Concerto  1945  First Performance: 25 March 1946, Carnegie Hall, New York 
for solo clarinet and jazz ensemble  Length of score: 11'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Antony McDonald 
Company Royal Ballet 
First Performance 30 March 1995  Royal Opera House, London, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Ann de Vos, Deborah Bull, Adam Cooper, Tetsuya Kumakawa 
Note For 4 dancers, in neo-classical style. The music was played on stage by the London Jazz Ensemble. 
Record 1010 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Apogee* 
Choreographer Thomas Patrick   
Music Apollon Musagète  1927 - 28; rev. 1947  First Performance: 27 April 1928, Library of Congress, Washington DC 
Ballet in two scenes for string orchestra  Length of score: 30'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Ginger Blake 
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Mary Cochran, Thomas Patrick 
Note Duet, using the Pas de Deux, Coda and Apotheosis from Apollo, in the solo piano reduction. Modern style. Modern style. 
Record 1011 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Fair Weather/Fare Whether 
Choreographer Mary Cochran   
Music Eight Instrumental Miniatures  1962  First Performance: 29 April 1962, Massey Hall, Toronto 
for fifteen players  Length of score: 6'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Ginger Blake 
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Mary Cochran, Jill Echo 
Note Duet, in modern style. 
Record 1012 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Goodnight 
Choreographer Sara Hook   
Music In Memoriam Dylan Thomas  1954  First Performance: 20 September 1954, Los Angeles 
Dirge-Canons and Song for tenor, strings and four trombones  Length of score: 6'
Text: Dylan Thomas: Do not go gentle into that good night 
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Julie Doyle 
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Marisa Cerveris, Todd Williams 
Note Duet, using the score reduction for piano and tenor. Modern style. 
Record 1013 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Rosefire 
Choreographer Hernando Cortez   
Music The Firebird: concert suite  1919  First Performance: 12 April 1919, Geneva 
for orchestra  Length of score: 22'
Text:  
Scenario Hernando Cortez 
Design Sets: Harry Allen; Cost: Harry Allen and Gino Ventura 
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Hernando Cortez (Jean), Denise Roberts (The Friend), Rachel Berman Benz (The Lover), Lisa Viola (The Girl) 
Note For 4 soloists and 5 Visions, a dance/drama adapting text from Jean Genet's The Miracle of the Rose. Modern style. 
Record 1014 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance A Suite of Songs† 
Choreographer Andrew LeBeau   
Music Pastorale  1907  First Performance: 9 January 1908, St. Petersburg 
song without words for soprano and piano  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Trois histoires pour enfants  1916 - 17  First Performance: Not Known 
for voice and piano  Length of score: 5'
Text: Russian popular texts 
Scenario  
Design Don Herron 
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Marjorie Folkman, Jamie Huggins, Nicole Huggins, Andrew LeBeau, Carlo Rizzo 
Note For 5 dancers, in modern style. 
Record 1015 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Three is Public* 
Choreographer Mary Cochran   
Music Suite Italienne  1932  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 15'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Ginger Blake 
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Joe Bowie, Mary Cochran, Thomas Patrick 
Note Trio, using the Introduzione, Serenata, Gavotta con due Variazioni and Minuetto e Finale from the Suite Italienne. Modern style. 
Record 1016 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Zvezdoliki 
Choreographer Thomas Patrick   
Music Zvezdoliki [The Star-Faced One]  1911 - 12  First Performance: 19 April 1939, Brussels 
cantata for male chorus and orchestra  Length of score: 6'
Text: Russian text by Konstantin Balmont 
Scenario  
Design  
Company New Dances for the 21st Century 
First Performance 13 April 1995  Hunter College, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Thomas Patrick 
Note Solo, using the score reduction for piano (4 hands) and chorus. Modern style. 
Record 1017 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Tavaszi áldozat 
Choreographer Tamás Juronics   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Zsuzsa Molnár 
Company Szegedi Kortárs Balett 
First Performance 28 April 1995  National Theatre, Szeged, Hungary 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 12 dancers, following the sacrifice theme of the original scenario and set in an urban present. Contact/release style with reference to Tanztheater in its exploration of everyday and elegant clothes, stage invaded by water and flowers, male-female relationships. 
Record 1018 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Eric Languet   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Andrew Thomas 
Company Royal New Zealand Ballet 
First Performance 16 May 1995  St James Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Emma Murray (Chosen Maiden), Lisa Linney (Machine Woman), Karin Wakefield (Old Ballerina), Jon Trimmer (Ballet Master) 
Note For large ensemble, about social change and the cycles that include revolution, using the ballet company as metaphor: dancers mistreated by their ballet master rebel and rebuild their lives as dancers. Mixed classical/modern style. 
Record 1019 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance À propos de Schéhérazade† 
Choreographer Maurice Béjart  b. 1927 
Music Fireworks  1908; rev. 1909  First Performance: 22 January 1910, St. Petersburg 
a fantasy for orchestra, opus 4  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Béjart Ballet Lausanne 
First Performance 01 July 1995  Nantes, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work also used the following music: Maurice Ravel (Schéhérazade), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Scheherazade), and Iranian folk music. 
Record 1020 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Pétrouchka 
Choreographer Robert North  b. 1945 
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Andrew Storer 
Company Ballet-Théâtre de Bordeaux 
First Performance 09 July 1995  Opéra, Bordeaux, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1021 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Sakiko Oshima   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company H-Art-Chaos 
First Performance 01 September 1995  Kirin Plaza, Osaka, Japan 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Naoko Shirakawa 
Note For 5 women dancers, in day clothes, following the sacrifice theme of the original Sacre scenario, but representing it as an outcome of violence and hostility in today's world. Part of the work shown in 1995, revived 1997, the complete work in spring 1999. The work has toured internationally. 
Record 1022 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Hommage à Regnault† 
Choreographer Pauline Daniëls  b. 1951 
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Wouter van Loon 
Company  
First Performance 23 October 1995  Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Pauline Daniëls 
Note Solo, also using Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. The venue is a nineteenth century gallery and club for artists. 
Record 1023 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance The Firebird 
Choreographer Dietmar Seyffert   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Dieter Klass 
Company Ballett des Theaters Altenburg-Gera 
First Performance 03 November 1995  Altenburg-Gera, Germany 
Conductor Georg Fritsch 
Principal Dancers Sergej Savochenko, Gaine Akopian, Genadij Skorobogatov 
Note  
Record 1024 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1995 
Dance Firebird 
Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj  b. 1957 
Music The Firebird: concert suite  1919  First Performance: 12 April 1919, Geneva 
for orchestra  Length of score: 22'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Thierry Leproust 
Company Bayerische Staatsoper Ballet 
First Performance 04 December 1995  National Theatre, Munich, Germany 
Conductor André Presser 
Principal Dancers Anna Villadolid, Olivia Jorba Cartoixa (Firebirds), Norbert Graf (Worker/Fireman) 
Note For large ensemble, and the topic is the outbreak of fire. There is a band of firemen and two Firebirds who represent fire. Modern style. 
Record 1025 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Nocturnal Diary 
Choreographer Laurence Rawlins   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Anima Dance Theater 
First Performance Not Known  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Laurence Rawlins 
Note A solo performance. 
Record 1026 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance L' Oiseau de feu 
Choreographer Michel Rahn   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballet du Capitole de Toulouse 
First Performance Not Known  Toulouse, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble, following the original Firebird scenario, but without ethnographic reference, dressed in unitards. Classical style. 
Record 1027 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Le Rossignol 
Choreographer Maria Bolshakova   
Music The Nightingale  1908 - 09, 1913 - 14; rev. 1962  First Performance: 26 May 1914, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Lyric tale in three acts  Length of score: 45'
Text: Stepan Mitusov, after Hans Christian Andersen 
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  St Petersburg, Russia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Staging by Alexander Petrov. 
Record 1028 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Birgit Scherzer   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Peter Schuberth 
Company Saarbrücken Staatstheater Ballett 
First Performance 28 January 1996  Staatstheater, Saarbrücken , Germany 
Conductor Hiroaki Masuda 
Principal Dancers Dirk Poschidajev, Roman Frischknecht, Sven Grützmacher, Amy Share, Constanze Korthals, Martin Sierra, Andrea Briody, Henry Will 
Note Ensemble dance presenting 'ten images of the nature of violence' rather than a through-composed narrative. Modern style.  
Record 1029 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Günther Pick   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Wolfgang Buchner 
Company Ballett des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz 
First Performance 04 February 1996  Munich, Germany 
Conductor Johannes Rieger 
Principal Dancers Brigid Meredith, Gordon Leif, Günter Pick 
Note  
Record 1030 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Le Renard 
Choreographer Günther Pick   
Music Renard  1915 - 16  First Performance: 18 May 1922, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Burlesque for two tenors, two basses and ensemble  Length of score: 20'
Text: Igor Stravinsky, after Alexander Afanasiev 
Scenario  
Design Wolfgang Buchner 
Company Ballett des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz 
First Performance 04 February 1996  Munich, Germany 
Conductor Johannes Rieger 
Principal Dancers Carlos Carasquilla, Johannes Huber, Tomaz Rode, Vera Würfl 
Note  
Record 1031 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance The Old Man and Me† 
Choreographer Hans van Manen  b. 1932 
Music Circus Polka  1942; rev. 1944  First Performance: 9 April 1942, Madison Square Garden, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Keso Dekker 
Company Nederlands Dans Theater III 
First Performance 29 February 1996  AT&T Danstheater, The Hague, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work also used Mozart's Adagio from the Piano Concerto in A major, K 488. 
Record 1032 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Eric Languet   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Andrew Thomas 
Company Eric Languet and Dancers 
First Performance 18 March 1996  State Opera House, Wellington, New Zealand 
Conductor Philip Walsh 
Principal Dancers  
Note For 10 dancers, 'the story of two individuals: the bride and the groom (or any individual) against the inflexibility of a tradition and its rites.' 
Record 1033 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Dansé donsé dan dan 
Choreographer Mohamed Benaouisse, Helmut van den Meersschaut, Noël van Kelst   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Latrinité 
Company Latrinité 
First Performance 22 March 1996  Utrecht School, Utrecht, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Mohamed Benaouisse, Helmut van den Meersschaut, Noël van Kelst (Latrinité) 
Note  
Record 1034 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Ae Fond Kiss 
Choreographer Mark Baldwin  b. 1954 
Music Divertimento [Symphonic suite from The Fairy's Kiss]  1934; rev. 1949  First Performance: 4 November 1934, Paris 
for orchestra  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Jacqueline Hancher 
Company Scottish Ballet 
First Performance 07 March 1996  Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Scotland, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble of 12 and solo couple, plotless, in neo-classical style. 'The women are seductive and bewitching, the men playful and inspired. The women control the action...' The title is from a poem by Robert Burns. 
Record 1035 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Movements 
Choreographer Renato Zanella   
Music Movements  1958 - 59  First Performance: 10 January 1960, Town Hall, New York 
for piano and orchestra  Length of score: 10'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Keso Dekker 
Company Vienna Staatsoper Ballet 
First Performance 14 April 1996  Staatsoper, Vienna, Austria 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Wolfgang Grascher, Marialuisa Jaska 
Note  
Record 1036 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Sacre 
Choreographer Renato Zanella   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Jordi Roig 
Company Vienna Staatsoper Ballet 
First Performance 14 April 1996  Staatsoper, Vienna, Austria 
Conductor Arturo Tamayo 
Principal Dancers Tamás Solymosi, Simona Noja 
Note For large ensemble, set in the present, emphasising male/female violence within youth culture. From the solo couple the woman emerged as the pursued victim. Mixed modern/classical style.  
Record 1037 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Symphony 
Choreographer Renato Zanella   
Music Symphony in Three Movements  1942 - 45  First Performance: 24 January 1946, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 24'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Vienna Staatsoper Ballet 
First Performance 14 April 1996  Staatsoper, Vienna, Austria 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Eva Petters, Gregor Hatala, Olivier Fourés, David Cranson 
Note  
Record 1038 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Leigh Witchel   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Matthew Mohr; Cost: Matthew Mohr, David Quinn 
Company Dance as Ever 
First Performance June 1996  Pace Downtown Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 4 couples, plotless, with reference to claustrophobic relationships (dancers enclosed by curtains) and gender division. Mixed modern/classical style incorporating pointe work and reference to the Nijinska choreography. 
Record 1039 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance The Soldier's Tale 
Choreographer Oliver Hindle   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design  
Company Birmingham Royal Ballet 
First Performance 11 August 1996  Royal Albert Hall, London, UK 
Conductor Daniel Harding 
Principal Dancers Peter Ottevanger (Soldier), Timothy Cross (Devil), Andrea Tredinnick (Princess), [Simon Russell Beale (Narrator)] 
Note For narrator, 3 soloists and 2 other dancers, a semi-staged version. 
Record 1040 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance One, Two, Three†* 
Choreographer Eric Hampton   
Music Serenade in A  1925  First Performance: 24 November 1925, Frankfurt am Main 
for piano  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Four Studies, for piano, opus 7  1908  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 8'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance 18 September 1996  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note An excerpt of Four Etudes was used. 
Record 1041 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Le Baiser de la fée 
Choreographer James Kudelka  b. 1955 
Music The Fairy's Kiss  1928; rev. 1950  First Performance: 27 November 1928, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in four scenes  Length of score: 43'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Nadine Baylis 
Company Birmingham Royal Ballet 
First Performance 26 September 1996  Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Sabrina Lenzi (Ice Maiden), Michael O'Hare (Young Man), Bride (Leticia Müller), Monica Zamora (Gypsy) 
Note For large ensemble, following the original Baiser scenario, but beginning with the Ice Maiden rescuing a boy from a ravine, and the Gypsy at the village fete is a separate person, not the Ice Maiden in disguise. Neo-classical, demi-caractère and folk styles. 
Record 1042 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Into the Darkness 
Choreographer Stephen Baynes   
Music Symphony in Three Movements  1942 - 45  First Performance: 24 January 1946, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 24'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Andrew Carter; Cost: Anna French 
Company West Australian Ballet 
First Performance October 1996  His Majesty's Theatre, Perth, Australia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1043 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer René Pegliasco   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Marlene Bode 
Company Städtisches Theater, Mainz 
First Performance 02 October 1996  Städtisches Theater, Mainz, Germany 
Conductor Myron Romanul 
Principal Dancers Ingrid Lupescu 
Note For 9 men, 9 women and a solo woman, a ritual of consecration as opposed to murder. 
Record 1044 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance The Firebird† 
Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor   
Music Fireworks  1908; rev. 1909  First Performance: 22 January 1910, St. Petersburg 
a fantasy for orchestra, opus 4  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Andrew Thomas 
Company Royal New Zealand Ballet 
First Performance 20 November 1996  State Insurance Opera House, Wellington, New Zealand 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Amy Hollingsworth (Firebird), Xavier Feria (Ivan), Jane Turner (Tsarevna), Graham Fletcher (Kastchei) 
Note For large ensemble, an account of the original Firebird scenario set in the present and staged as a dream, an opening 'Reality' scene introducing the key characters as ordinary people and set to Fireworks. 
Record 1045 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Maria Voortman and Roberto de Jonge   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Maria Voortman, Roberto de Jonge; Cost: Aafje Voortman 
Company Scapino Rotterdam 
First Performance 27 November 1996  Schouwburg, Rotterdam, Netherlands 
Conductor Jurjen Hempel 
Principal Dancers Beth Bartholomew, Bonnie Doets, Lisa King, Cathelijne Lubsen, Véronique Prins, Inma Rubio Tomas, Tanya Sternberg, Sara Weisbarth, Keith-Derrick Randolph, Klaas Backx, Gaël Domenger, Luiz Martins, Georg Reischl, Fabien Valentin, Jeroen Venneman 
Note The work was premiered alongside Ed Wubbe's Le Sacre du printemps, both works using piano quartet scores.  
Record 1046 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1996 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Ed Wubbe   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Herman Kossmann; Cost: Pamela Homoet 
Company Scapino Rotterdam 
First Performance 27 November 1996  Schouwburg, Rotterdam, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Charlotte Baines, Mariëlla de Jong, Henna Lee, Robert Hlatky, Roberto Ong-A-Kwie, Javier Velasquez 
Note For 3 men and 3 women, to an adaptation of the score, for 4 pianos, by Maarten Bon. A lyric, non-narrative work, without violence or reference to sacrifice. Upstage, an inclined wall-mirror reflects and multiplies the movement of the pianists and dancers. 
Record 1047 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Capriccio 
Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky  b. 1968 
Music Capriccio  1928 - 29; rev. 1949  First Performance: 6 December 1929, Salle Pleyel, Paris 
for piano and orchestra  Length of score: 16'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known   
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1048 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Fokiniana (Part 1: L'Autre) 
Choreographer Jacky Lansley   
Music Three Movements from 'Petrushka'  1921  First Performance: 26 December 1922, Paris 
for piano  Length of score: 18'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Paul Minter 
Company  
First Performance Not Known  , UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Jacky Lansley 
Note Solo work with piano on stage. Lansley explored 'themes of survival and oppression, psychologically and choreographically constructing her female Petrushka.'  
Record 1049 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Réveil 
Choreographer Elsa Wolliaston   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company  
First Performance Not Known  , France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1050 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Xing Liang   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Guang Dong Modern Dance Company 
First Performance Not Known  , China 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For large ensemble. Modern style. 
Record 1051 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Scherzo à la Russe 
Choreographer Georgii Aleksidze  b. 1941 
Music Scherzo à la Russe  1945  First Performance: 22 March 1946, San Francisco 
for orchestra  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Tbilisi Theatre of Opera and Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  Tbilisi, Russia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1052 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance The Soldier's Tale 
Choreographer Paula Lansley   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design  
Company Tanztheater Hildesheim 
First Performance Not Known  Hildesheim, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1053 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance All Visitors Bring Happiness, Some by Coming Some by Going 
Choreographer Javier de Frutos  b. 1963 
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Ursula Bombshell 
Company Ricochet Dance Company 
First Performance January 1997  Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1054 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Jerzy Graczyk   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Claus Kühne; Cost: Anke Drenes 
Company Ballett Theater Hof 
First Performance 17 January 1997  Theater Hof, Hof, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1055 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Nijinsky tanzt Petrouschka 
Choreographer Jurek Makarowskis   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Jurek Makarowskis Ensemble 
First Performance February 1997  Würzburger Theater, Würzburg, Germany 
Conductor Johann v. Slageren 
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1056 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Vier Sätze für Tänzer† 
Choreographer Jurek Makarowskis   
Music Symphony in Three Movements  1942 - 45  First Performance: 24 January 1946, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 24'
Text:  
Concerto in D for string orchestra  1946  First Performance: 27 January 1947, Basel 
  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Jurek Makarowskis Ensemble 
First Performance February 1997  Würzburger Theater, Würzburg, Germany 
Conductor Johann v. Slageren 
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1057 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Kim Brandstrup  b. 1956 
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Sasha Keir 
Company ARC Dance Company 
First Performance 01 February 1997  The Swan, High Wycombe, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Joanna O'Keeffe (Bride), Andrew Titcombe (Bridegroom), Dawn Collins (Bride as a Child Remembered) 
Note For 3 soloists and a 'Chorus' of 7. 'The dance does not follow a strict representational narrative,' but rather character, emotion, images emerge 'out of the stream of the action.' See Brandstrup's setting of the same score (1983). 
Record 1058 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Apollon Musagète 
Choreographer Jean-Jacques Vidal   
Music Apollon Musagète  1927 - 28; rev. 1947  First Performance: 27 April 1928, Library of Congress, Washington DC 
Ballet in two scenes for string orchestra  Length of score: 30'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Timm Zorn 
Company Ballett Theater Hagen 
First Performance 22 March 1997  Hagen, Westfalia, Germany 
Conductor Alexander Rumpf 
Principal Dancers Radek Fiala (Apollo), Nico Weggemans (Alter Ego), Dominique Casanova 
Note A piece about Apollo, sent to earth (an urban ruin) to found a new human sex with one of 4 muses: The Erotic, The Spiritual, The Dominant and The Idealised Woman. After half-hearted attempts, he remains single. Modern style. 
Record 1059 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Face à Face -- Auge in Auge 
Choreographer Jean-Jacques Vidal   
Music Concerto in D for string orchestra  1946  First Performance: 27 January 1947, Basel 
  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballett Theater Hagen 
First Performance 22 March 1997  Hagen, Westfalia, Germany 
Conductor Alexander Rumpf 
Principal Dancers Patrick Entat 
Note Solo exploring feminine traits. 
Record 1060 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Der Neue Orpheus/Bilder einer Ausstellung/Le Sacre du printemps† 
Choreographer Arila Siegert   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Fridolin M. Kraska 
Company Tanztheater des Anhaltischen Theaters 
First Performance 28 March 1997  Dessau, Germany 
Conductor Karl-Heinz Zettl 
Principal Dancers Susan John, Iris Sputh, Robert Brandt, Hans Komorowski, Oleg Baranow 
Note Sacre was performed as part of a larger piece with other music by Kurt Weill, Modest Mussorgsky and Maurice Ravel. 
Record 1061 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Jean-Jacques Vidal   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballett Theater Hagen 
First Performance April 1997  Städtische Bühnen, Hagen, Germany 
Conductor Alexander Rumpf 
Principal Dancers Jean Jacques Vidal (Victim)  
Note Ensemble dance representing scenes within an asylum. Characters include a schizophrenic, sadist, paranoid, nymphomaniac, autistic, ex-soldier, and disturbed child. Then there is the Victim outsider, whom the group turn upon and murder. Vidal called the work 'Les prisons de la raison -- Eingeschlossene Welten'. Modern style. 
Record 1062 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Mark Godden   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Paul Daigle 
Company Royal Winnipeg Ballet 
First Performance 07 May 1997  Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble, making oblique reference to a fertility ritual and sacrifice, but the choreographer read the score as 'episodic' and 'sophisticated' rather than 'primitive' and there is a collage of overlapping images, stories and suggested time periods. Mixed modern/classical style. The arrangement of the Stravinsky score by Jonathan McPhee was used.  
Record 1063 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Tulilintu [The Firebird] 
Choreographer Jorma Uotinen  b. 1950 
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Baudouin Taslé d'Héliand; Cost: Jorma Uotinen 
Company Finnish National Ballet 
First Performance 16 May 1997  Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Tomi Blåberg, Alexandra Campbell, Jaakko Eerola, Katja Frank, Tibor Horwáth, Nina Hyvärinen, Pascal Jansson, Sari Jokela, Kare Länsivuori, Alberto Morino, Jere Nurminen, Ritva Räsänen, Sami Saikkonen, Kimmo Sandell, Maritta Saxholm, Aapo Siikala, Tuuli Tuominen, Jouka Valkama, Leena Virtanen  
Note  
Record 1064 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Clone†* 
Choreographer Matjaz Faric   
Music Septet  1952 - 1953  First Performance: 23 January 1954, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C. 
for mixed ensemble  Length of score: 11½'
Text:  
Concerto for piano and wind instruments  1923 - 24; rev. 1950  First Performance: 22 May 1924, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Ragtime  1917 - 18  First Performance: 27 April 1920, Aeolian Hall, London 
for eleven instruments  Length of score: 4½'
Text:  
Tango  1940  First Performance: Not Known 
for piano  Length of score: 3'
Text:  
Capriccio  1928 - 29; rev. 1949  First Performance: 6 December 1929, Salle Pleyel, Paris 
for piano and orchestra  Length of score: 16'
Text:  
Ebony Concerto  1945  First Performance: 25 March 1946, Carnegie Hall, New York 
for solo clarinet and jazz ensemble  Length of score: 11'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Mura  
Company Ljubljana Dance Theatre 
First Performance 30 May 1997  Plesni Teater, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work used the first two movements of the Septet, the first movement of Capriccio, the last two movements of Ebony Concerto and there was a cut at the end of the first movement of the Concerto for piano and wind instruments. A shortened version of Clone, titled RAM, was produced in the same year. 
Record 1065 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Ebony Concerto 
Choreographer Brunilda Ruiz   
Music Ebony Concerto  1945  First Performance: 25 March 1946, Carnegie Hall, New York 
for solo clarinet and jazz ensemble  Length of score: 11'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company La Guardia High School of Music and the Arts 
First Performance 31 May 1997  New York City, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1066 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Ubiloz Vanilla†* 
Choreographer Stijn Celis   
Music Suite No. 1  1925  First Performance: 2 March 1926, Haarlem 
for small orchestra  Length of score: 7'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Annika Nierninen; Cost: Vanessa McIntosh 
Company Cullberg Ballet 
First Performance 01 June 1997  The Hague, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Only the Andante from the Suite was used. The work also incorporated music by Fred Frith, Marinetti, Hernandez, A. Oréfiche Vega/J. Ortiz Mendivil and Tiere der Nacht. 
Record 1067 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Concerto 
Choreographer Joachim Schlömer   
Music Concerto for piano and wind instruments  1923 - 24; rev. 1950  First Performance: 22 May 1924, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballet de l'Opéra de Lyon 
First Performance 06 June 1997  Opéra, Lyons, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Revival, Basel (2000). 
Record 1068 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Pétrouchka 
Choreographer Joachim Schlömer   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballet de l'Opéra de Lyon 
First Performance 06 June 1997  Opéra, Lyons, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For large ensemble, following the original Pétrouchka scenario, but with the ethnographic reference and close relationship between mime and musical gesture removed. Tanztheater style, with recollections of Pina Bausch's Sacre in the ensemble movement and earth-strewn floor. Revival, Basel (2000). 
Record 1069 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Yevgeni Panfilov   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Ilmar Carusoe 
Company Kirov Ballet 
First Performance 23 June 1997  Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Yevgeni Ivanchenko (Chosen One), Vasily Shcherbakov, Dmitri Pikhachev (two dancers in one costume as the Idol) 
Note For large ensemble, following the sacrifice theme of the original Sacre scenario, with archetypal figures: The Chosen One, Idol, Elder, Wisest. But it was set in a hostile urban present and the cast was all-male. 
Record 1070 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Svadebka 
Choreographer Alexei Miroshnichenko   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Vyacheslav Okunev 
Company Kirov Ballet 
First Performance 23 June 1997  Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia 
Conductor Valery Gergiev 
Principal Dancers Svetlana Zakharova (Bride), Andrian Fadeyev (Groom) 
Note For large ensemble, following the original Noces scenario, but with brightly coloured costumes and a duet for the Bride and Groom. Mixed classical/Russian folk style. The ballet was performed once only. 
Record 1071 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Apollon Musagète 
Choreographer Vladimir Chinganskiy   
Music Apollon Musagète  1927 - 28; rev. 1947  First Performance: 27 April 1928, Library of Congress, Washington DC 
Ballet in two scenes for string orchestra  Length of score: 30'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Telos-Tanz-Bühne Stuttgart 
First Performance 27 September 1997  Nürtingen, Germany 
Conductor Hans-Peter Bader 
Principal Dancers Mark Boldin (Apollo), Anne Marie Cox (Calliope), Polyhymnia (Lisa Boness), Yoko Tani (Terpsichore) 
Note For 4 dancers, a production that did not use the pointe work/danse d'école tradition. 
Record 1072 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Ebony Concerto 
Choreographer Adam Miller   
Music Ebony Concerto  1945  First Performance: 25 March 1946, Carnegie Hall, New York 
for solo clarinet and jazz ensemble  Length of score: 11'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Boston Dance Company 
First Performance 02 October 1997  , USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1073 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Rites 
Choreographer Stephen Page   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Peter England; Cost: Jennifer Irwin 
Company Australian Ballet and Bangarra Dance Theatre 
First Performance 29 October 1997  State Theatre, Melbourne, Australia 
Conductor Charles Barker 
Principal Dancers Djakapurra Munyarryun 
Note For large ensemble, following the sacrifice theme of the original Sacre scenario (a young man chosen), but with an Australian aboriginal setting (Bangarra, the national Aboriginal dance company). Six sections: Awakening, Earth, Wind, Fire, Water, Dreaming. Munyarryun was the presiding Shaman figure. Revival (1999). 
Record 1074 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance We set out early ...visibility was poor† 
Choreographer Bill T. Jones  b. 1952 
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Bjorn G. Amelan; Cost: Liz Prince 
Company Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane and Company 
First Performance 31 October 1997  Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note The work also used music by John Cage (Empty Words, Sonata, Music for Marcel Duchamp), and Peteris Vasks (Stimmen). 
Record 1075 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Symphony of Psalms 
Choreographer Diane Coburn Brüning   
Music Symphony of Psalms  1930; rev. 1948  First Performance: 13 December 1930, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels 
for chorus and orchestra  Length of score: 23'
Text: Latin text from the Vulgate 
Scenario  
Design Cost: Larae Theige Hascall 
Company Pacific Northwest Ballet 
First Performance November 1997  Seattle Opera House, Seattle, Washington, USA 
Conductor Stewart Kershaw 
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1076 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance A Picnic Pulcinella† 
Choreographer Jan de Miranda   
Music Pastorale  1907  First Performance: 9 January 1908, St. Petersburg 
song without words for soprano and piano  Length of score: 4'
Text:  
Suite Italienne  1932  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 15'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Jan de Miranda 
Company Houston Ballet 
First Performance 02 December 1997  Houston, Texas, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Elye Olson (Pulcinella), Courtney Harris (Pimpinella) 
Note Some of the characters from the original Pulcinella scenario are incorporated in this version. 
Record 1077 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Le Chant du Rossignol 
Choreographer Stefan Haufe   
Music The Song of the Nightingale  1917  First Performance: 6 December 1919, Geneva 
Symphonic poem for orchestra  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Michael Haufe; Cost: Giselher Pilz 
Company Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin 
First Performance 19 December 1997  Schwerin, Germany 
Conductor Manfred Hänsel 
Principal Dancers Denise Churchward, Michelle Bartasek, Kaoru Nilida, Marko Omerzel 
Note  
Record 1078 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Petrushka 
Choreographer Stefan Haufe   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Michael Haufe; Cost: Giselher Pilz 
Company Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin 
First Performance 19 December 1997  Schwerin, Germany 
Conductor Manfred Hänsel 
Principal Dancers Julia Finsterwalder, Patrick Migas, Dirk Lienig, Jens Nater 
Note  
Record 1079 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1997 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Stefan Haufe   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Sets: Michael Haufe; Cost: Giselher Pilz 
Company Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin 
First Performance 19 December 1997  Schwerin, Germany 
Conductor Manfred Hänsel 
Principal Dancers Emily Fernandez, Daniela Thiele 
Note  
Record 1080 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Danses Concertantes 
Choreographer Mark Baldwin  b. 1954 
Music Danses concertantes  1940 - 42  First Performance: 8 February 1942, Los Angeles 
for chamber orchestra  Length of score: 20'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Mark Baldwin 
Company Cisne Negro Cia de Danca 
First Performance Not Known  Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 13 dancers, in neo-classical style, but with only one dancer on pointe. Revivals, Images of Dance, with all on pointe (2000) and Mark Baldwin Dance Company (2001). 
Record 1081 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Dream Analysis†* 
Choreographer Mark Dendy   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario Mark Dendy, with the company and Ronald L. Vereen 
Design Sets: Austin Sanderson; Cost: Liz Prince, Kitty Boots, Connie Fleming, Pilar Limosner 
Company Mark Dendy Dance and Theater 
First Performance January 1998  Joyce Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Richard Move (The High Priestess's Reflection) 
Note Excerpts from the Sacre and Petrushka scores used in a musical collage. This was a postmodern 'Dance Musical' about Dendy's personal and artistic history, incorporating fantasy iconography of Graham and Nijinsky. Acceptance of being gay was marked by 4 dancers sporting dildos in orgiastic movement to the Sacre excerpt. Choreography in collaboration with Lawrence Keigwin, Richard Move, Lisa Dalton and Antonio Ramos; direction: Kevin Malony and Mark Dendy.  
Record 1082 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Firebird* 
Choreographer Iréne Hultman   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Cost: Alpana Bawa 
Company Iréne Hultman and Company 
First Performance January 1998  Joyce Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Amy O'Brien, Vernon Scott, Todd Lawrence Stone 
Note Plotless trio performed to the Dance of Kastchei's Minions. Modern style. 
Record 1083 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Ron Cunningham   
Music Les Noces  1914 - 23  First Performance: 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique, Paris 
Russian dance scenes with song and music  Length of score: 24'
Text: Stravinsky after traditional Russian texts 
Scenario  
Design Mable Astarloa-Haley 
Company Sacramento Ballet 
First Performance 12 February 1998  Community Center Theater, Sacramento, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Tricia Sundbeck (Bride), Jared Nelson (Groom), Carrie West (Bride's Mother), Dmitri Suslov (Groom's Father) 
Note For large ensemble, following the outline of the original Noces scenario, but with a more celebratory conclusion and including larger roles for two of the parents and a duet for the couple at the beginning of the second half. 
Record 1084 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Nijinsky Gott des Tanzes†* 
Choreographer Heidrun Schwaarz   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballettensemble der Vereinigten Städtischen Bühnen Krefeld-Mönchengladbach 
First Performance 28 February 1998  , Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note A short section was used in a collage. 
Record 1085 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Der Feuervogel 
Choreographer Henning Paar   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design  
Company Ballett Nordhausen 
First Performance 17 April 1998  Theater Nordhausen, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Eric Thome (Firebird), Antoine Zabollone (Kastchei) 
Note Referring to the original Firebird scenario, but here a male Firebird overcomes social conformity and usurps the power of Kastchei, symbolised in his final possession of a black egg. Revival, Braunschweig (2002). 
Record 1086 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Geschichte vom Soldaten 
Choreographer Daniel Goldin   
Music The Soldier's Tale  1918  First Performance: 28 September 1918, Théâtre Municipal, Lausanne 
to be read, played and danced  Length of score: 50'
Text: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz 
Scenario  
Design Sets: Peter Kettner; Cost: Gaby Sogl 
Company Tanztheater der Städtischen Bühnen Münster 
First Performance 24 May 1998  Städtische Bühnen, Munster, Germany 
Conductor Peter Schlamilch 
Principal Dancers  
Note  
Record 1087 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance The Fortune Biscuit 
Choreographer Javier de Frutos  b. 1963 
Music Suite: The Soldier's Tale  1920  First Performance: 20 July 1920, Wigmore Hall, London 
  Length of score: 35'
Text:  
Scenario  
Design Costumes: Javier de Frutos, Edith Ordelman 
Company Rotterdam Dance Group 
First Performance 30 September 1998  Schouwburg, Rotterdam, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Caroline Harder, Gaby Allard, Margriet Henrard, Josien Kuijpers, Ferdi Antersijn, Kory Perigo, Ben Vanhouette, Raymond Esterhuizen 
Note  
Record 1088 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Song of the Nightingale 
Choreographer Mark Baldwin  b. 1954 
Music The Song of the Nightingale  1917  First Performance: 6 December 1919, Geneva 
Symphonic poem for orchestra  Length of score: 20'
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Design Costumes: Rifat Ozbek 
Company Mark Baldwin Dance Company 
First Performance 16 October 1998  The Point, Eastleigh, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Shelley Baker, Bart De Block, Gabrielle McNaughton, Vivien Wood 
Note For 4 dancers, with the original Nightingale plot in vestigial form, the dancers seemingly shifting roles. Modern style, with a man on pointe, representing both mechanical and real nightingales. Stravinsky's solo piano arrangement was used. 
Record 1089 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Petrushka 
Choreographer Ralf Dörnen   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
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Company Ballett des Theaters Vorpommern 
First Performance 31 October 1998  Greifswald, Germany 
Conductor Gerd Herklotz 
Principal Dancers  
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Record 1090 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Min Tanaka  1945 
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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Design  
Company Russian Seasons Dance Ensemble 
First Performance 11 November 1998  M-Khat Theatre, Moscow, Russia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Co-choreographed with Russian Seasons Dance Ensemble (12 dancers), suggesting a rural community in day clothes, Butoh style, and using the full Sacre score, after several Sacres by Tanaka that did not use the score. 
Record 1091 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1998 
Dance Le Baiser de la fée 
Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky  b. 1968 
Music The Fairy's Kiss  1928; rev. 1950  First Performance: 27 November 1928, Théâtre national de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in four scenes  Length of score: 43'
Text:  
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Design Mikhail Makharadze 
Company Kirov Ballet 
First Performance 24 November 1998  Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia 
Conductor G. Nozeda 
Principal Dancers  
Note The ballet followed the original Baiser scenario. 
Record 1092 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance events for television (again)†* 
Choreographer Tom Plischke   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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First Performance Not Known   
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Alice Chauchat, Hendrik Laevens, Martin Nachbar, Tom Plischke 
Note For four performers, referring to Nijinsky's classic Sacre as well as to an icon of modern times, Merce Cunningham. William Burroughs's text passages were the link across the work. 'The central subject is disciplining the body through dance.' Other text material included the words of Stravinsky and Millicent Hodson, and there was also music by Elgar and Jeff Buckley/Inger Lorre. 
Record 1093 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance The Rite of Spring* 
Choreographer Katarzyna Kozyra   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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Design  
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First Performance Not Known   
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Principal Dancers  
Note Video-installation dated 1999-2002. Based on Millicent Hodson's reconstruction of the Danse Sacrale in Nijinsky's Sacre, using the original theme, but with elderly people as dancers, their genders reversed with prosthetic genitalia or wigs over the pubis, with computer animation allowing suspension of gravity and free speed changes. The installation comprised nine screens, an inner circle (the Chosen One's solo) and an outer circle (the group of observers). 
Record 1094 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps†  
Choreographer Nathalie Pernette and Andréas Schmid   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
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Design Cost: Laurent-Julien Lefèvre 
Company La Compagnie Schmid Pernette 
First Performance Not Known  , France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Nathalie Pernette, Andréas Schmid 
Note Duet, exploring tensions between difference, brutality and resolution within a couple. The work borrowed movements from Nijinsky. The two pianists interacted on stage with the dancers. 
Record 1095 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance Haru No Saiten* 
Choreographer Carlotta Ikeda   
Music The Rite of Spring  1911-13; rev 1947  First Performance: 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris 
Pictures from pagan Russia in two parts  Length of score: 33'
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Design  
Company Ariadone 
First Performance 08 January 1999  Théâtre de la Bastille, Paris, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 6 women dancers, using brief references to the Sacre score, a Butoh style ritual. Other music by Alain Mahé. 
Record 1096 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance Scènes de ballet 
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon  b. 1973 
Music Scènes de ballet  1944  First Performance: 24 November 1944, Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia 
for orchestra  Length of score: 18'
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Design Sets: Ian Falconer; Cost: Holly Hynes 
Company School of American Ballet 
First Performance 29 January 1999  Juilliard Theater, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 52 dancers, aged 10-18 years, to show the development of the dancer through schooling. In neo-classical style. The ballet used the idea of the mirror effect in a dance studio, defined by a barre across the stage diagonal. Premiere with New York City Ballet (May, 1999). 
Record 1097 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance Septet† 
Choreographer John Alleyne   
Music Concerto in E flat 'Dumbarton Oaks'  1937 - 38  First Performance: 8 May 1938, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C. 
for chamber orchestra  Length of score: 15'
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Septet  1952 - 1953  First Performance: 23 January 1954, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C. 
for mixed ensemble  Length of score: 11½'
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Company National Ballet of Canada 
First Performance 18 February 1999  Carsen Center,Toronto, Canada 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Plotless, but exploring the theme of memory. Part 1 to the Septet, part 2 to the Concerto. 
Record 1098 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance Norsunluutorni [Ivory Tower]†* 
Choreographer Petri Kekoni  b. 1967 
Music Greeting Prelude  1955  First Performance: 4 April 1955, Boston, USA 
for orchestra  Length of score: 1'
Text:  
Quatre études  1928 - 29; rev. 1952  First Performance: 7 November 1930, Berlin 
for orchestra  Length of score: 12'
Text:  
Movements  1958 - 59  First Performance: 10 January 1960, Town Hall, New York 
for piano and orchestra  Length of score: 10'
Text:  
Symphony in Three Movements  1942 - 45  First Performance: 24 January 1946, New York 
for orchestra  Length of score: 24'
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Suite No. 1  1925  First Performance: 2 March 1926, Haarlem 
for small orchestra  Length of score: 7'
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Scenario  
Design Sets: Marku Uimonen; Cost: Terttu Torkkola 
Company Dance Theatre Raatiko 
First Performance 25 February 1999  Vantaa, Finland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Hannu Hyttinen, Takuji Ito, Suvi Pohjonen  
Note For three dancers, exploring the isolation of the creative process. 
Record 1099 of 1252.


Premiere Year 1999 
Dance Firebird 
Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor   
Music The Firebird  1909 - 10  First Performance: 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris 
Ballet in two scenes  Length of score: 45'
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Company West Australian Ballet 
First Performance 11 February 1999  Quarry Amphitheatre, Perth, Australia 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
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Record 1100 of 1252.


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