Frederick Ashton and His Ballets

1954

Entrada de Madame Butterfly (Entry of Madame Butterfly)
M Arthur Sullivan, arranged by Robert Irving (Yum-Yum's aria from The Mikado)
C Christian Dior
D Margot Fonteyn
FP Granada Festival, Jardines del Generalife, Granada, Spain,
29 June 1954

ST Sadler's Wells Ballet; under the title Entrée japonaise;
D Margot Fonteyn; FP Royal Opera House, London, 22 March 1956

Trepak
from The Nutcracker, Act II
M Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
D April Olrich, Alexander Grant, Michael Boulton
FP Granada Festival, Jardines del Generalife, Granada, Spain,
29 June 1954

[A Midsummer Night's Dream]
Comedy by William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Benthall
Choreography by Robert Helpmann; Nocturne by Frederick Ashton
M Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, arranged by Gordon Jacob
SC Robin and Christopher Ironside
Nocturne
D Titania: Moira Shearer; Oberon: Robert Helpmann
FP Old Vic Company, Edinburgh Festival, Empire Theatre, Edinburgh, 31 August 1954

See 1964, The Dream

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