Frederick Ashton and His Ballets

1968

Jazz Calendar
M Richard Rodney Bennett
Curtain SC Derek Jarman
D Monday: Vergie Derman; Tuesday: Merle Park, Anthony Dowell, Robert Mead; Wednesday: Vyvyan Lorrayne, Paul Brown, David Drew, Ian Hamilton, Derek Rencher; Thursday: Alexander Grant, Diana Vere, Lesley Collier, Carole Hill, Patricia Linton, Geraldine Morris, Suzanna Raymond; Friday: Antoinette Sibley, Rudolf Nureyev; Saturday: Desmond Doyle, Michael Coleman, Lambert Cox, Frank Freeman, Jonathan kelly, Keith Martin, Kenneth Mason, Peter O'Brien, Wayne Sleep; Sunday: Marilyn Trounson and ensemble
FP Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, London, 9 January 1968

ST Royal Ballet School; D Monday; Lucinda Harper; Tuesday;
Lorna Murray, Stephen Beagley, Nigel Jones; Wednesday: Amanda Wilkinson; Thursday: Stephen Speed; Friday: Denise Nunn, Michael Batchelor; Saturday: Desmond Doyle; Sunday;
Claire Farnsworth; FP Royal Opera House, London, 29 June 1974

ST Ballet for All; excerpts only; FP Wycliffe College, Stroud, 10 October 1978

ST Birmingham Royal Ballet: D Monday: Annette Pain; Tuesday: Marion Tait; Wednesday: Ravenna Tucker; Thursday: Vincent Redmon; Friday: Sherilyn Kennedy, Kevin O'Hare; Saturday: Alain Dubreuil; Sunday: Dorcas Walters; FP Hippodrome, Birmingham, 30 October 1990

By other companies:

ST The Joffrey Ballet; R Faith Worth and Michael Somes:
D Monday: Cynthia Anderson; Tuesday: Francesca Corkle, Andrew Levinson, Kevin McKenzie; Wednesday: Charlene Gehm; Thursday: Gary Chryst; Friday: Ingrid Fraley, Gregory Huffman; Saturday: Robert Estner; Sunday: Rachel Ganteaume; FP Artpark, Lewiston NY, 31 August 1977

ST Palm Beach Festival: Friday only: D Denise Jackson, Jay Jolley; FP West Palm Beach Auditorium, Palm Beach FL, 22 May 1983

NP Ballet of La Scala, Milan; R Faith Worth; SC Luigi Serafini:
D Monday: Gilda Gelati; Tuesday: Elisabetta Armiato, Laurentiu Giunea, Massimo Murru; Wednesday: Ornella Costalonga; Thursday: Stefano Benedini; Friday: Anita Magyari, Bryan Hewison; Saturday: Giuseppe Arena; Sunday: Annamaria Grossi
FP Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 11 July 1991

Enigma Variations (My Friends Pictured Within)
M Edward Elgar (Variations on an Original Theme, "Enigma," Opus 36)
SC Julia Trevelyan Oman
D Edward Elgar (E D U): Derek Remcher; The Lady--Elgar's Wife (C A E): Svetlana Beriosova; Hew David Steuart-Powell (H D S-P): Stanley Holden; Richard Baxter Townshend (R B T): Brian Shaw; William Meath Baker (W M B): Alexander Grant: Richard P Arnold (R P A): Robert Mead; Isabel Fitton (Ysabel): Vyvyan Lorrayne; Arthur Troyte Griffith (Troyte): Anthony Dowell; Winifred Norbury (W N): Georgina Parkinson; A J Jaeger (Nimrod): Desmond Doyle; Dora Penny (Dorabella): Antoinette Sibley; George Robertson Sinclair (G R S): Wayne Sleep; Basil G Nevinson (B G N): Leslie Edwards; Lady Mary Lygon (***): Deanne Bergsma; Schoolgirl: Patricia Linton; Country Boy and Girl: Donald Kirkpatrick, Lesley Collier; Sailor Boy and Girl: Frank Freeman, Christine Aitken; Housekeeper: Julie Wood; Gardener: Ronald Plaisted; The Carrier: Gary Sinclair; Country Woman: Lois Strike; Telegraph Boy: John Haynes
FP Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, London, 25 October 1968

ST Birmingham Royal Ballet; R Michael Somes: D Edward Elgar: Desmond Kelly; The Lady: Sherilyn Kennedy; Hew David Steuart- Powell: Paul Bayes-Kitcher; Richard Baxter Townshend: David Morse; William Meath Baker: Samuel Armstrong; Richard P Arnold: Duncan de Gruchy; Isabel Fitton: Jessica Clarke; Arthur Troyte Griffith: Kevin O'Hare; Winifred Norbury: Ravenna Tucker; A J Jaeger: Alain Dubreuil; Dora Penny: Sandra Madgwick; George Robinson Sinclair: Edwin Mota; Basil G Nevinson: Leslie Edwards; Lady Mary Lygon: Catherine Batcheller; FP Hippodrome, Birmingham, 21 October 1994

 

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