The Taming of the Shrew

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Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: John Cranko
Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
Arranger: Kurt-Heinz Stolze
Work definition: Ballet in two acts
After: After the play 'Taming of the Shrew' by William Shakespeare
Notes: The music is drawn from Scarlatti's sonatas for keyboard.
World premiere: 16 March 1969, Stuttgart Ballet, Stuttgart
ROH premiere: 29 July 1974, Stuttgart Ballet
ROH company premiere: 16 February 1977, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
The Taming of the Shrew (1977) The Royal Ballet (2 performances online)