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Checkmate

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Ninette de Valois
Composer: Arthur Bliss
Music title: Checkmate (1937)
Work definition: Ballet in one scene with prologue
World premiere: 15 June 1937, The Vic-Wells Ballet, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris
ROH premiere: 18 November 1947, Sadler's Wells Ballet
ROH company premiere: 15 June 1937, The Vic-Wells Ballet, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris
Productions
Checkmate (1937) The Vic-Wells Ballet (56 performances online)
Checkmate (2011) The Royal Ballet School (1 performance online)