L'Invitation au voyage

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Michael Corder
Composer: Henri Duparc
Music title: Phydylé; La Vie antérieure; Le Manoir de Rosemond; Au pays où se fait la guerre; L'Invitation au voyage
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: Song settings for the poems 'Phidylé' by Leconte de Lisle, 'La Vie antérieure' by Charles Baudelaire, 'Le Manoir de Rosemonde' by Robert de Bonnières, 'Au pays où se fait la guerre' by Théophile de Gautier and 'L'Invitation au voyage' by Charles Baudelaire. 'L'Invitation au voyage is dedicated to Beryl Margaret Coleman, my mother' Michael Corder, 16 March 1982.
World premiere: 16 March 1982, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 16 March 1982, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 16 March 1982, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
L'Invitation au voyage (1982) The Royal Ballet (9 performances online)