Frederick Ashton and His Ballets

1949

Le Rêve de Léonor
Ballet in one act by Léoor Fini
M Benjamin Britten, orchestrated by Arthur Oldham (Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge, opus 10)
SC Léonor Fini
D Girl Without Hair: Renée Jeanmaire; Girl With Hair: Joan Sheldon; Two Hirsute Men: Oleg Briansky, Stanley Hall; Sphinx: Ursula Kubler; King of Nougat: John Gilpin; Four Whipped Creams: Joan Sheldon, Kathleen Gorham, Mireille Lefebvre, Ruth Helfgot; Proserpine: Renée Jeanmaire; Sombre Seducer: Milorad Miskovitch; Owl: Renée Jeanmaire; Three Ephebes: Oleg Briansky, John Gilpin, Stanley Hall; Two Bouquets: Joan Sheldon, Kathleen Gorham
FP Les Ballets de Paris, Princes Theatre, London, 26 April 1949

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