Variations on a Theme of Purcell

by Frederick Ashton 1955

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Music title: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell ('The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra'), Op. 34

Set designer: Peter Snow

Costume designer: Peter Snow

Lighting designer: John Sullivan

World premiere: 6 January 1955, Sadler's Wells Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

One act ballet

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