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Acte de présence

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Music title: The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 - Act II excerpt
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: Ashton created this work for Margot Fonteyn and himself for the centennial gala of the Metropolitan Opera House entitled 'One Hundred Years of Lively Art at the Met'. It was performed again at the Royal Opera House's Gala Tribute to Sir Frederick Ashton on his 80th birthday.
World premiere: 13 May 1984, Metropolitan Opera House, New York
ROH premiere: 18 October 1984, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 18 October 1984, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performances not linked to a production
18 October 1984 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London