Rhapsody

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Sergey Vasil'yevich Rakhmaninov
Music title: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 43
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: By gracious permission the choreographer dedicates this work to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
World premiere: 4 August 1980, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 4 August 1980, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 4 August 1980, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Rhapsody (1980) The Royal Ballet (10 performances online)
Rhapsody (1995) The Royal Ballet (21 performances online)
Rhapsody (2005) The Royal Ballet (26 performances online)