Don Juan

by Frederick Ashton 1948

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton

Composer: Richard Strauss

Music title: Don Juan (Symphonic Poem), Op. 20

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

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