Les Deux pigeons

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: André Messager
Music title: Les Deux Pigeons (1886)
Arranger: John Lanchbery
Work definition: An Allegory in Two Acts and Three Scenes
Title notes: Also known as 'The Two Pigeons'
Based on: Based on the fable 'Les Deux pigeons' by Jean de La Fontaine
World premiere: 14 February 1961, The Royal Ballet Touring Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 14 February 1961, The Royal Ballet Touring Company
ROH company premiere: 14 February 1961, The Royal Ballet Touring Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Les Deux pigeons (1961) The Royal Ballet Touring Company (2 performances online)
The Two Pigeons (1962) The Royal Ballet (28 performances online)