Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Music title: Waltzes, Op. 39 – Nos. 1, 2, 8, 10, 13, 15
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: 'Dedicated to Marie Rambert, who shared my admiration for Isadora Duncan' - Frederick Ashton. First performed by Lynn Seymour at the Ballet Rambert 50th Anniversary Gala. Music note: Waltz No. 1 is played as a prelude.
World premiere: 15 June 1976, Ballet Rambert, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
ROH premiere: 23 November 1976, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 23 November 1976, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Related work: Brahms Waltz
Productions
Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan (1976) The Royal Ballet (7 performances online)