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Don Juan

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Richard Strauss
Music title: Don Juan (Symphonic Poem), Op. 20
Work definition: A Choreographic Impression
After/based on: 'The love that caught strange light from Death's own eyes' from 'La Morte Amoureuse' by Gautier, translated by Swinburne.
World premiere: 25 November 1948, Sadler's Wells Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 25 November 1948, Sadler's Wells Ballet
ROH company premiere: 25 November 1948, Sadler's Wells Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Don Juan (1948) Sadler's Wells Ballet (7 performances online)