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La Fin du jour

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan
Composer: Joseph Maurice Ravel
Music title: Piano Concerto in G Major (1931)
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: ''La Fin du jour' draws its inspiration from the style of the 'thirties'; the designs and choreography are inspired by the fashion plates of an era and a way of life shattered forever by the Second World War.' - Kenneth MacMillan
World premiere: 15 March 1979, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 15 March 1979, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 15 March 1979, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
La Fin du jour (1979) The Royal Ballet (19 performances online)
La Fin du jour (1990) The Birmingham Royal Ballet