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Mayerling

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan
Composer: Franz Liszt
Music title: Faust Symphony S108; Héroïde funèbra S102; Waltzes Soirées de Vienne S427; Five Small Piano Pieces S192 (2); Valse mélancolique S210; Festklänge, S101; Morceau en caractère hongroise (?S737); Seven Hungarian Portraits, S205 (1-2, 5, 7); Valse oubliée S215/2; Berceuse, S174; Tasso S96; Etudes d'execution transcendante S139 (3-4, 11-12); Weihnachtsbaum, S186/7; ‘Csárdas obstiné’ S225/2; Mephisto Waltz No.1 S110/2; Fleurs mélodiques des Alpes S156/2; Consolation S172/1; Ich Scheide S319; Mephisto Polka S217; Vallée d'Obermann S156/4; Die Ideale S106; Hungarian Folksong S245/4; Funérailles S173/7
Orchestrator: John Lanchbery
Arranger: John Lanchbery
Scenario: Gillian Freeman
Work definition: Ballet in three acts with prologue and epilogue
Notes: This ballet was dedicated by the Choreographer to Sir Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.
World premiere: 14 February 1978, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 14 February 1978, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 14 February 1978, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Mayerling (1978) The Royal Ballet (95 performances online)