Voices of Spring

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Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Johann Strauss
Music title: Die Fledermaus (1874) - Frühlingsstimmenwalzer
Work definition: Pas de deux
Notes: Frederick Ashton choreographed 'Frühlingsstimmenwalzer' (pas de deux) and 'Explosionspolka' (ensemble) for The Royal Opera's 1977 production of 'Die Fledermaus'. The 'Frühlingsstimmenwalzer' pas de deux was first performed as 'Voices of Spring' in a gala in Los Angeles in 1978.
World premiere: 31 December 1977, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 2 April 1981, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 21 September 1978, The Royal Ballet, Ambassador Auditorium, Los Angeles
Voices of Spring (1981) The Royal Ballet (23 performances online)