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A Month in the Country

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin
Music title: Variations on 'Là ci darem la mano', Op. 2; Fantasia on Polish Airs, Op. 13; Andante spianato, Op. 22; Grande polonaise in E-flat, Op. 22
Arranger: John Lanchbery
Work definition: Ballet in one act
After/based on: Freely adapted from the play 'A Month in the Country' by Ivan Turgenev
Notes: 'A Month in the Country is dedicated to the memory of Sophie Fedorovitch and Bronislava Nijinska, Chopin's compatriots and my mentors' - Frederick Ashton.
World premiere: 12 February 1976, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 12 February 1976, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 12 February 1976, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
A Month in the Country (1976) The Royal Ballet (77 performances online)