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Persephone

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Music title: Persephone (1934)
Librettist: André Gide
Work definition: Melodrama in three scenes
Based on: Based on the play 'Persephone' by André Gide
Notes: The choreographer wishes to acknowledge the assistance of Michael Somes.
World premiere: 12 December 1961, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 12 December 1961, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 12 December 1961, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Persephone (1961) The Royal Ballet (8 performances online)