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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 2004 
Dance Catch your Breath† 
Choreographer Susan Crow   
Music Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo  1918  First Performance: 8 November 1919, Conservatoire de Lausanne 
  Length of score: 4'
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First Performance 06 February 2004  Pegasus Theatre, Oxford, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Joe Philp, Bethany Elliott, Thomas Linecar (dancers listed in order of their three solos) 
Note An investigation into how ballet adapts itself outside its usual habitat and performing conventions, dancers and musicians performing together in a small space. The Stravinsky score was followed by the Sonata for two clarinets by Poulenc. Later programmed as Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet, with the first solo rechoreographed and finally performed without dance. 
Record 1201 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance The Second Space 
Choreographer Peter Sparling   
Music Symphonies of Wind Instruments  1920; rev. 1947  First Performance: 10 June 1921, Queen's Hall, London 
  Length of score: 12'
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Company University Dance Company, Michigan 
First Performance 05 February 2004  Power Center, University of Michigan, USA 
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Principal Dancers  
Note For 23 dancers. 'The Second Space takes its name from a poem of the same title by the Polish poet, Czeslaw Milosz. The poet pleads for a return to the imagery of faith...Stravinsky described his score as 'austere ritual.' It suggests to me a meeting ground upon which a community moves towards a collective ideal.' Modern style. Set design inspired by the paintings of Kazimir Malevich. 
Record 1202 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance The Rite of Spring, etc.† 
Choreographer Michael Sakamoto   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
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First Performance March 2004  Los Angeles, USA 
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Note Comedy incorporated alongside frenetic dance, Butoh movement, melodrama and dream imagery, with popular music excerpts interspersed through the piano score. Four characters 'sacrificed' their normal psychological defences -- arrogant actor, idealistic monk, absurd harlequin and free spirit. Fazil Say double-track recording used. 
Record 1203 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Le Grand Puppetier 
Choreographer Paul Taylor  b. 1930 
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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Design Cost: Santo Loquasto 
Company Paul Taylor Dance Company 
First Performance 02 March 2004  City Center, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Richard Chen See (The Emperor), Patrick Corbin (His Puppet), Lisa Viola (The Emperor's Daughter), Robert Kleinendorst (The Courtier), Michael Trusnovec (The Guardsman) 
Note For ensemble, a reworking of the original Petrushka scenario, about the corrupting influence of power, and with a Puppet dragged on a leash at the mercy of the Emperor's whip. Modern style. The pianolo version of the score was used. 
Record 1204 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Julie Atlas Muz   
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 Cost: Steve Epstein 
Company  
First Performance April 2004  Dance Theater Workshop, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note Half-burlesque extravaganza, inspired by the story of JonBenet Ramsey (the murdered child beauty queen), carrying overtones of sexual violence as well as monstrous bad behaviour. Music arranged for three guitars and drums (Butchershop Quartet). 
Record 1205 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Alonzo King   
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 Cost: Robert Rosenwasser; Lighting: Martin Gagnon 
Company Lines Contemporary Ballet 
First Performance 09 April 2004  Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Corinne Larsen Haas (Chosen One), Maurya Kerr (Sage) 
Note For large ensemble, students supplementing the Lines Contemporary Ballet, following the original Sacre scenario, except the Sage is female. Mixed modern/African/ballet style including pointe work. 
Record 1206 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance The Soldier's Tale 
Choreographer Will Tuckett   
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 Lez Brotherston 
Company  
First Performance 15 June 2004  Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, UK 
Conductor Richard Bernas 
Principal Dancers Adam Cooper (Soldier), Matthew Hart (Devil), Zenaida Yanowsky (Fiancée/Princess), Will Kemp (Narrator/King) 
Note For 4 dancer-actors, a production with a major choreographic element, emphasising the bitterness of the tale, using a garish fin de siècle music-hall setting. Modern style (caricature classical for the Princess). 
Record 1207 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Emanuel Gat   
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 Emanuel Gat 
Company Emanuel Gat Dance 
First Performance 17 June 2004  Festival de la Nouvelle Danse -- Uzès, Cour de l'Eveche, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Roy Assaf, Emanuel Gat, Shany Ben-Haim, Avital Manu, Maya Briner 
Note For 5 dancers. Salsa-based style. 
Record 1208 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Spring Rites 
Choreographer Robert Lloyd Garland   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
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Company Royal Ballet 
First Performance 23 June 2004  Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Leanne Benjamin (Sage), Lauren Cuthbertson, Edward Watson (Chosen Ones) 
Note For 3 soloists and a tribe of 4 women and 4 men, following the principle of the original Sacre scenario. A female Sage initiates a couple of innocents into ritual sacrifice. The first part of the score up to Adoration of the Earth was used. 
Record 1209 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance A World of Art*† 
Choreographer Matjash Mrozewski   
Music Suite Italienne  1932  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 15'
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Duo Concertant  1931 - 32  First Performance: 28 October 1932, Funkhaus, Berlin 
for violin and piano  Length of score: 16'
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Company Royal Ballet 
First Performance 23 June 2004  Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, UK 
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Note For ensemble, a reflection on Diaghilev's circle, including characters such as Karsavina and Nijinsky as well as the impresario himself. The title refers to the Russian magazine founded by Diaghilev. The movements Chanson Russe and Dithyrambe were selected from Duo Concertant. 
Record 1210 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Elegie 
Choreographer Susan Crow   
Music Elegy  1944  First Performance: 26 January 1945, Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 
for unaccompanied viola (or violin)  Length of score: 5'
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Company Ballet in Small Spaces 
First Performance 16 July 2004  Holywell Music Room, UK 
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Record 1211 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Suite from The Soldier's Tale for Clarinet, Violin and Piano 
Choreographer Susan Crow   
Music Suite: The Soldier's Tale  1920  First Performance: 20 July 1920, Wigmore Hall, London 
  Length of score: 35'
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Company Ballet in Small Spaces 
First Performance 16 July 2004  Holywell Music Room, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Thomas Linecar (The Soldier), David Johnson (The Devil), Bethany Elliott (The Princess) 
Note The choreography 'keeps to the broad narrative structure and archetypal characters of the original full work, but endeavours to condense elements of the story in a way which not only resonates with familiar fairy tales but also with contemporary life and events.' 
Record 1212 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Le Rossignol 
Choreographer Tatiana Baganova   
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 Design: Svetlana Basharina; Video: Anna Kolosova 
Company Perm Opera and Ballet 
First Performance November 2004  Perm Academic Theatre, Perm, Russia 
Conductor Valeriy Platonov 
Principal Dancers  
Note For small dance ensemble (no named characters) alongside singers, a free realization of the original Rossignol scenario, incorporating video material. All the solo singers were present on stage, integrated into the choreographic content. The symbol of Yin and Yang was used, and thus the set included two 'hills' representing male/female, light/dark, dry/damp oppositions. Modern style with cryptic gestures. [Baganova credited as producer of whole opera, Sergei Zemlinsky as assistant choreographer.] 
Record 1213 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Der Feuervogel 
Choreographer Dasappa Keshava   
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 Kalasri 
First Performance 21 November 2004  Theater Scala, Basel, Switzerland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Anjali Keshava (Firebird), Sumitra Keshava (Princess), Nikhil Bigler (Prince Ivan), Dasappa Keshava (Kastchei) 
Note For 4 soloists and group of 12, using the original Firebird scenario. Mixed Bharatanatyam and modern styles. 
Record 1214 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2004 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Heddy Maalem   
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 Compagnie Heddy Maalem 
First Performance 12 November 2004  Toboggan-Décines, Lyons, France 
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Note For 14 dancers, several from Africa, drawing from traditional African dance styles. The dance reflected broadly on the notion of sacrifice and on the cycle of night and day, as symbol of death and rebirth. Stravinsky was framed by and intercut with film footage and a sound track of urban Lagos. 
Record 1215 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Candleflowerdance 
Choreographer Mark Morris  b. 1956 
Music Serenade in A  1925  First Performance: 24 November 1925, Frankfurt am Main 
for piano  Length of score: 12'
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Design Cost: Katherine M. Patterson 
Company Mark Morris Dance Group 
First Performance 22 September 2005  Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA, USA 
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Note For 6 dancers, modern style. 
Record 1216 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Go for Broke 
Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky  b. 1968 
Music Jeu de cartes  1936  First Performance: 27 April 1937, Metropolitan Opera House, New York 
Ballet in three deals  Length of score: 24'
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Company Bolshoi Ballet 
First Performance Not Known  Moscow, Russia 
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Record 1217 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps  
Choreographer Martin Stiefermann   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
Text:  
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 Martin Stiefermann 
Company  
First Performance 22 October 2005  Oldenburg Staatstheater, Germany 
Conductor Olaf Storbeck 
Principal Dancers  
Note For 15 dancers, with a theme of duality. The first part to the Sacre piano score focused on perpetrators of violence, the second, to the orchestral score, on victims, although there was some ambiguity between these two roles. 
Record 1218 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps  
Choreographer Georges Momboye   
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 09 March 2005  Biennale de danse du Val-de-Marne, France 
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Note Aiming to convey the suffering of women and children in Africa, responding to the score's dual evocation of the positive aspect of birth/renewal and the destruction of life forces. 
Record 1219 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Easy Pieces*† 
Choreographer Susan Crow   
Music Les Cinq doigts  1921  First Performance: 15 December 1921, Salle des Agriculteurs, Paris 
for piano  Length of score: 6'
Text:  
Three Easy Pieces  1914 - 15  First Performance: 9 February 1918, Paris 
for piano duet  Length of score: 3'
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Five Easy Pieces  1917  First Performance: 9 February 1918, Paris 
for piano duet  Length of score: 9'
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First Performance 29 January 2005  Oxford, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Bethany Elliott, David Johnson, Thomas Linecar 
Note For three soloists, and 5 girls and 2 boys from the East Oxford School of Ballet. The dance used a selection from the piano solo and duet scores. 
Record 1220 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance The Firebird 
Choreographer Will Tuckett   
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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Design Robin Husband 
Company Bare Bones 
First Performance 11 February 2005  Clore Studio, Royal Opera House, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Alessandra Cito (Firebird), Elisabetta D'Aloia (Princess), Vicki Manderson (Prince), Jacob Dorff-Petersen (Magician), Keir Patrick (Russian Priest) 
Note For ensemble, following the original Firebird scenario. Presented in-the-round, the work was created specifically for children, some of whom were invited to join the cast from the audience as trees, monsters and princesses. 
Record 1221 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Petruschka 
Choreographer Renato Zanella   
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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Design Christian Ludwig Attersee; Cost: Christof Cremer 
Company Vienna Staatsoper Ballet 
First Performance 23 March 2005  Vienna, Austria 
Conductor Michael Halasz 
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Record 1222 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Le Renard 
Choreographer Renato Zanella   
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 Sets: Hermann Nitsch; Cost: Anne Marie Legenstein 
Company Vienna Staatsoper Ballet 
First Performance 23 March 2005  Vienna, Austria 
Conductor Michael Halasz 
Principal Dancers  
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Record 1223 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Petrouchka 
Choreographer Stijn Celis   
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 Bern Ballet 
First Performance 05 March 2005  Bern, Switzerland 
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Record 1224 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps 
Choreographer Stijn Celis   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
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Company Bern Ballet 
First Performance 05 March 2005  Bern, Switzerland 
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Record 1225 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer Marie-Claude Pietragalla   
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 Singapore Dance Theatre 
First Performance 06 March 2005  Esplanade Theatre, Singapore, Singapore 
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Note For ensemble, about 'the vestiges of a civilized society after the apocalypse. Man finds himself once again in a conflict between a return to the primitive, animal state and the stigmata of modern evolution. Here, all rules are blown apart, broken.' Conceived in tandem with Les Noces, 'to convey the dual aspects inherent in these two ballets of the primal instinct of the human spirit, expressed through animalistic gestures and postures, and its opposition to reason and the educational conditioning of our forebears.' 
Record 1226 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Firebird 
Choreographer Susannah Broughton and Tara Herbert   
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 Dance United 
First Performance April 2005  Treptow Arena, Berlin, Germany 
Conductor Simon Rattle 
Principal Dancers For 200 performers aged between 8 and 80 from all over Berlin, a community project with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. 
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Record 1227 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance The Rite of Spring 
Choreographer John Alleyne   
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 Ballet British Columbia 
First Performance April 2005  , Canada 
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Record 1228 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Chosen* 
Choreographer Ross McKim   
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 Rambert School 
First Performance 07 April 2005  Rambert School Theatre, London, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Akane Ogane 
Note For 13 dancers, following the outline of the original Sacre scenario, but in a much abbreviated version, using three sections of the score: Glorification of the Chosen One (Part 2), Ritual of the Rival Tribes (Part 1), and part of the Sacrificial Dance (Part 2). The Chosen One completes the dance standing, in a heroic gesture of defiance. Modern style. 
Record 1229 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Marie-Claude Pietragalla   
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 Cost: Patrick Murru 
Company Singapore Dance Theatre 
First Performance 03 June 2005  Esplanade Theatre, Singapore, Singapore 
Conductor Lim Yau 
Principal Dancers  
Note For ensemble. 'The wedding veil evokes mystery and the unknown, and appears here as a link which connects as well as imprisons the spouses in their new conditions. In this patriarchal society, the woman tries to break away from the weight of tradition.' Conceived in tandem with Rite of Spring, 'to convey the dual aspects inherent in these two ballets of the primal instinct of the human spirit, expressed through animalistic gestures and postures, and its opposition to reason and the educational conditioning of our forebears.' 
Record 1230 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2005 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Pascal Rioult   
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 
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Company Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre 
First Performance 14 June 2005  Joyce Theater, New York, USA 
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Note For ensemble, moving away from the social and religious constructs of a marriage ritual to focus on the anxieties of leaving a safe, innocent world for the unknown, and on the anxieties of both men and women in relating to each other. Modern style. 
Record 1231 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance D'Un soir un jour† 
Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker  b. 1960 
Music Fireworks  1908; rev. 1909  First Performance: 22 January 1910, St. Petersburg 
a fantasy for orchestra, opus 4  Length of score: 4'
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Symphonies of Wind Instruments  1920; rev. 1947  First Performance: 10 June 1921, Queen's Hall, London 
  Length of score: 12'
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Design Sets: Jan Joris Lamers; Cost: Tim Van Steenbergen 
Company Rosas 
First Performance 17 May 2006  La Monnaie/De Munt, Brussels, Belgium 
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Note For 14 dancers. Full-evening work comprising 6 short choreographic episodes, also including music by Debussy and George Benjamin. Modern style. 
Record 1232 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Igor's Room† 
Choreographer Konstantinos Rigos   
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 
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 Alexandros Eukleidis 
Design Dionysis Fotopoulos 
Company Oktana Dancetheater and Dancetheater of the National Theatre of Northern Greece 
First Performance 21 January 2006  Royal Theatre Thessaloni, Greece 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Poly Voikou, Konstantinos Kafandaris, Panagiotis Kondonis, Glannis Martos, Amalia Bennett, Konstantinos Rigos, Nancy Stamatopoulou, Dimitra Haralambous, Penny Christopoulou, Cyril Grisset, Kristian Setien 
Note Two-bill programme combining two scores. The choreography of Les Noces was based on the original made by the choreographer in 1993, with major changes to its structure and treatment of subject-matter. 
Record 1233 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Aletta Collins   
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 
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Company  
First Performance 10 December 2006  Treptow Arena, Berlin, Germany 
Conductor Simon Rattle 
Principal Dancers  
Note Mass setting for young people and adults over 50, with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Collins produced another group verson, May 5, 2007, for 12 dancers, for Opera North. See also her solo Noces (2000). 
Record 1234 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Les Noces 
Choreographer Heinz Spoerli  b. 1941 
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 Florian Etti 
Company Zurich Ballet 
First Performance 26 February 2006  Zurich Opera House, Switzerland 
Conductor Peter Feranec 
Principal Dancers  
Note All the singers and instrumentalists were positioned on stage during the performance. 
Record 1235 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Rites 
Choreographer Klaus Obermaier   
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  Bruckner Festival, Linz, Austria 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Julia Mach 
Note For solo dancer (modern dance style) with interactive design including stereoscopic projection: Obermaier as digital artist as well as choreographer and artistic director, in collaboration with Ars Electronica Futurelab. 
Record 1236 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Sweet Apollo†* 
Choreographer Liz Roche   
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'
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Design Cost: Therese McKeone; Artwork: Brian Hogan; Photography: Fionn McCann; Graphics: Paul O'Connor 
Company Rex Levitates Dance Company 
First Performance January 2006  Project Cube, Dublin, Ireland 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Karl Sullivan, Lisa McLoughlin, Justine Doswell, Katherine O'Malley 
Note A reinterpretation of the original narrative, with an especially unruly, knowing and sexually confident group of Muses. Modern style. David Turpin treated excerpts from the Apollo score. The work also incorporated songs from Bob Dylan, Maria McKee and The Beatles.  
Record 1237 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance The Rite of Spring* 
Choreographer Sharita   
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 March 2006  Symphony Space, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Sharita 
Note Solo, the Danse Sacrale, danced to a recording. Belly dancing style. 
Record 1238 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance AG Indexical, with a little help from H.M.*† 
Choreographer Yvonne Rainer   
Music Agon  1953 - 57  First Performance: 17 June 1957, Los Angeles 
Ballet for twelve dancers  Length of score: 23'
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First Performance April 2006  Dance Theater Workshop, New York, USA 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Pat Catterson, Emily Coates, Patricia Hoffbauer, Sally Silvers 
Note A re-vision of Balanchine's Agon, using his choreography with Rainer interventions. Three of the performers were modern dancers, Coates ex-New York City Ballet. The final Pas-de-quatre was danced to Henry Mancini's 'Pink Panther.' 
Record 1239 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Oak† 
Choreographer Beppie Blankert   
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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First Performance October 2006  Toneelschuur, Haarlem, Netherlands 
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Note For 6 dancers. Also incorporating the Third Brandenburg Concerto by Bach. Part of a programme called Oak Sacre, alongside a second work, Sacre (see van Dillen). 
Record 1240 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2006 
Dance Sacre 
Choreographer Bianca van Dillen   
Music The Rite of Spring (piano duet version)  1911 - 13  First Performance: Not Known 
  Length of score: 33'
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Design Sets: Kees Spanjers; Cost: Bianca van Dillen 
Company  
First Performance October 2006  Toneelschuur, Haarlem, Netherlands 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 6 dancers, incorporating live video. In this scenario, the chosen one chooses life and the focus is on her personal development. Part of a programme called Oak Sacre, alongside a second work, Oak (see Blankert), to Stravinsky and Bach. 
Record 1241 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps  
Choreographer Xavier Le Roy   
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 27 June 2007  Les Subsistances, Lyon, France 
Conductor Simon Rattle 
Principal Dancers Xavier Le Roy 
Note Solo, inspired by Rattle's conducting of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, showing the conductor's dance, with the audience as orchestra (loudspeakers under seats). The work asks questions about the physicality of the music and the dichotomy between directing sound and being possessed by it, leader/driver and accompaniment. 
Record 1242 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance Los Picadores 
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  
Company Phoenix Dance Theatre 
First Performance 28 March 2007  West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 4 men and 2 women, a violent dance that does not use the original scenario. Set to the Pokrovsky Ensemble recording of the score. 
Record 1243 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance RoS Indexical 
Choreographer Yvonne Rainer   
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 16 August 2007  Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Pat Catterson, Emily Coates, Patricia Hoffbauer, and Sally Silvers. 
Note For 4 dancers, a 're-vision' of Nijinsky's Sacre, incorporating fragments from the BBC Riot at the Rite television dramatisation of the premiere (including passages of Millicent Hodson's reconstructed choreography), as well as integrating audience reaction from its soundtrack. 
Record 1244 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps  
Choreographer Andonis Foniadakis   
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 October 2007  Grand Théâtre, Geneva, Switzerland 
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Record 1245 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance I Do 
Choreographer Michael Clark  b. 1962 
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: Michael Clark and Steven Scott; Cost: Stevie Stewart and Clark 
Company Michael Clark Company 
First Performance October 2007  Barbican, London, UK 
Conductor Jurjen Hempel 
Principal Dancers  
Note For 12 dancers, including a Bride figure, a relatively abstract dance production with allusions to the Nijinska choreography. The choreography took place in front of and between the choir divided on either side of the stage. The final part of Clark's Stravinsky Project trilogy at the Barbican (see his settings of Apollo and Sacre). 
Record 1246 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance Mariage 
Choreographer Tero Saarinen   
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: Mikki Kunttu; Cost: Erika Turunen 
Company Ballet de Lorraine 
First Performance December 2007  Nancy, France 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers  
Note For 14 dancers, focusing on themes of grief and renunciation (subitled Une cérémonie de la douleur). 
Record 1247 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2007 
Dance Le  Sacre du printemps  
Choreographer Nils Christe   
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 December 2007  Opernhaus, Kiel, Germany 
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Record 1248 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2008 
Dance Le Baiser de la fée 
Choreographer Michael Corder  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 Igor Stravinsky, after Hans Christian Andersen 
Design John F. Macfarlane 
Company Birmingham Royal Ballet 
First Performance 03 July 2008  Birmingham Hippodrome, UK 
Conductor  
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Note For large ensemble, following the original Baiser scenario. Neo-classical and demi-caractère styles. 
Record 1249 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2008 
Dance Commedia 
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon  b. 1973 
Music Pulcinella Suite  1922; rev. 1949  First Performance: 22 December 1922, Boston 
for orchestra  Length of score: 22'
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Design Scenery: Ruben Toledo; Costumes: Isabel Toledo 
Company Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company 
First Performance 26 September 2008  Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, UK 
Conductor Barry Wordsworth 
Principal Dancers  
Note For 8 dancers, plotless, with carnivalesque atmosphere largely provided by design elements: masks on backdrop and harlequin diamonds on unitards. Neo-classical style. Vivo section omitted from the score. 
Record 1250 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2008 
Dance Le Sacre du printemps  
Choreographer Philippe Egli   
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: Bert de Raeymaecker; Cost: Thomas Ziegler 
Company  
First Performance 02 February 2008  Theater St. Gallen, Switzerland 
Conductor Peter Tilling 
Principal Dancers  
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Record 1251 of 1252.


Premiere Year 2012 
Dance I Think Not*† 
Choreographer Simon Ellis   
Music Petrushka  1910 - 11; rev 1946  First Performance: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris 
Burlesque in four scenes  Length of score: 35'
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:  
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 Deborah Hay 
Design Simon Ellis 
Company Simon Ellis 
First Performance 06 March 2012  Michaelis Theatre, University of Roehampton, London, UK 
Conductor  
Principal Dancers Simon Ellis 
Note  
Record 1252 of 1252.


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