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Polyphonia

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Composer: György Ligeti
Music title: Etudes I - Désordre No. 1, Arc-en-ciel No. 5 (1985); Musica Ricercata - Mesto, rigido e cerimoniale No. 2, Allegro con spirito No. 3, Tempo di Valse No. 4, Cantabile molto legato No. 7, Vivace energico No. 8 (1951-3); Invention (1948); Three Wedding Dances - Hopp ide tisztán No. 2 (1950); Capriccio No. 2 - Allegro robusto (1947)
Work definition: Ballet in one act
World premiere: 4 January 2001, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater, New York
ROH premiere: 15 November 2003, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 15 November 2003, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Polyphonia (2003) The Royal Ballet (18 performances online)