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La Belle dame sans merci

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Alexander Goehr
Music title: La belle dame sans merci (1958)
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Based on: Based on the poem of the same title by John Keats
Notes: Music based on 'Chansons mesurés' (rhymed madrigals) from a madrigal collection 'Le Printemps' (1600) by Claude le Jeune and Clément Jannequin.
World premiere: 4 September 1958, Edinburgh International Ballet, Empire Theatre, Edinburgh
ROH premiere: 2 September 1959, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 2 September 1959, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
La Belle dame sans merci (1959) The Royal Ballet (1 performance online)