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Young Apollo

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: David Bintley
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Music title: Young Apollo, Op. 16
Composer: Gordon Crosse
Music title: Young Apollo [after Britten] (1984)
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: Benjamin Britten's fanfare 'Young Apollo' is based on the last lines of Keats's unfinished poem 'Hyperion'. The music score by Gordon Crosse takes and extends Britten's work of the same name.
World premiere: 17 November 1984, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 17 November 1984, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 17 November 1984, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Young Apollo (1984) The Royal Ballet (3 performances online)