Aurora's Wedding

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Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Marius Petipa
Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Work definition: Ballet in one act
Notes: This is in effect the divertissement of the last act from 'Sleeping Beauty', supplemented by some additional numbers based on the London Diaghilev production of 1921. The first Royal Opera House performance of which any record can be found in either the Season files or the programmes in the Royal Opera House Collections is that of 1Jul 1929 by the Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev.
World premiere: 18 May 1922, Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev, Opéra, Paris
ROH premiere: 1 July 1929, Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev
ROH company premiere: 29 June 1976, The Royal Ballet New Group, Opernhaus, Zürich
Aurora's Wedding (2018) The Royal Ballet School (1 performance online)