Harlequin in April

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Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: John Cranko
Composer: Richard Arnell
Music title: Harlequin in April, Op. 63
Work definition: Pantomine with Divertissements
Notes: Commissioned for the Festival of Britain, 1951, by the Arts Council of Great Britain.
World premiere: 8 May 1951, Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
ROH premiere: 5 March 1959, The Royal Ballet
ROH company premiere: 8 May 1951, Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Productions
Harlequin in April (1959) The Royal Ballet (2 performances online)