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The Tempest

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Rudolf Nureyev
Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Music title: Polonaise from 'Themes and Variations' (the last movement of Suite No. 3); Introduction and Fugue, and Divertimento (the first two movements of Suite No. 1); 'The Tempest' (Fantasy-Overture)
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Based on: Based on the play 'The Tempest' by William Shakespeare
World premiere: 2 December 1982, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 2 December 1982, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 2 December 1982, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
The Tempest (1982) The Royal Ballet (12 performances online)