Enigma Variations (My Friends Pictured Within)

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Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Edward William Elgar
Music title: Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op. 36
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: With the permission of the publishers and the Elgar Trustees the original finale has been substituted for the more familiar extended ending.
World premiere: 25 October 1968, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 25 October 1968, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 25 October 1968, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Enigma Variations (My Friends Pictured Within) (1968) The Royal Ballet (79 performances online)