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Hamlet Prelude

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Franz Liszt
Music title: Symphonic Poem No. 10 ('Hamlet'), S 104
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Title notes: Also known as 'Hamlet with Ophelia'
Notes: First performed at a Gala to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee, the 25th anniversary of her accession to the throne.
World premiere: 30 May 1977, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 30 May 1977, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 30 May 1977, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Hamlet Prelude (1977) The Royal Ballet (1 performance online)