Rhapsody

Rhapsody
Alina Cojocaru and Steven McRae
© ROH/ Tristram Kenton

Chronological Index


Copyright © David Vaughan

This chronology was originally published in David Vaughan's "Frederick Ashton and His Ballets" (Alfred E Knopf 1976; 2nd ed., London: Dance Books, 1999) and includes new productions added since then up until 2007 Titles in italics indicate works in which Ashton choreographed sections or individual numbers (ballets by other choreographers, films, revues, etc)


Full details of all Ashton's ballets are not yet available as this section is still under construction


1920s     1930s     1940s     1950s     1960s     1970s     1980s


1926

(Riverside Nights)
A Tragedy of Fashion; or, The Scarlet Scissors
Pas de deux

1927

(The Fairy Queen)
Pas de deux
Suite de danses (Galanteries)
Argentine Dance

1928

Nymphs and Shepherds
Leda

1929

(Jew Süss)

1930

Capriol Suite
Saudade do Brésil
Mazurka des Hussars
(Marriage à la Mode)
Pomona
'Follow Your Saint': The Passionate Pavane
(Excerpts from Comus, a Masque by John Milton)
Dances on a Scotch Theme
A Florentine Picture

1931

La Péri
The Dance of the Hours
(Cabaret français)
(Excerpts from Faust)
Façade
Mercury
(Dance Pretty Lady)
Regatta
The Lady of Shalott
A Day in a Southern Port
The Lord of Burleigh

1932

Pompette
(The Cat and the Fiddle)
(Magic Nights)
High Yellow
Foyer de danse
(A Kiss in Spring)
(Ballyhoo)

1933

Rondo
Les Masques; ou, Changement de dames
(How d'You Do?)
Pavane pour un infant défunte
(After Dark)
(Gay Hussar)
(Nursery Murmurs)
Les Rendezvous

1934

Four Saints in Three Acts
Mephisto Valse
Pas de deux classique
(Love Is The Best Doctor)
(Jill Darling!)
(Escape Me Never)

1935

Valentine's Eve
In a Venetian Theatre
(The Flying Trapeze)
Perpetuum mobile
(Round About Regent Street)
Le Baiser de la fée
(Follow the Sun)

1936

Siesta
Apparitions
(The Town Talks)
(Die Fledermaus)
Nocturne
(Home and Beauty)

1937

Perpetuum mobile
Harlequin in the Street
Les Patineurs
First Arabesque
Berceuse
A Wedding Bouquet

1938

Horoscope
The Judgement of Paris
(Running Riot)
(Tannhauser)
Harlequin in the Street

1939

Pas de deux
Cupid and Psyche
Devil's Holiday (Le Diable s'amuse)

1940

Dante Sonata
The Wise Virgins

1941

The Wanderer

1943

The Quest

1945

(A Midsummer Night's Dream)

1946

(The Sleeping Beauty)
Symphonic Variations
Les Sirènes
The Fairy Queen

1947

Manon
Albert Herring
Valses nobles et sentimentales

1948

Scènes de ballet
(La Traviata)
Don Juan
Cinderella

1949

Le Reve de Leonor



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Cinderella

Cinderella
Luke Heydon and Wayne Sleep as the Ugly Sisters
© ROH/ Tristram Kenton

1950

Illuminations

1951

Daphnis and Chlöe
(The Tales of Hoffmann)
Tiresias
Casse Noisette

1952

(The Story of Three Loves)
Picnic at Tintagel
Vision of Marguerite
Sylvia
(Le Lac des cygnes)

1953

Orpheus
Homage to the Queen

1954

Entrada de Madame Butterfly (Entry of Madam Butterfly)
Trepak
(A Midsummer Night's Dream)

1955

Rinaldo and Armida
Variations on a Theme by Purcell
Madame Chrysanthème
Romeo og Julie (Romeo and Juliet)

1956

La Péri
Birthday Offering
The Beloved

1957

Solo Seal Variations

1958

La Valse
(Orfeo ed Euridice)
Ondine

1959

Scene d'amour from Raymonda

1960

La Fille mal gardée
(Giselle)

1961

Les Deux Pigeons (The Two Pigeons)
Poème tragique
Persephone

1962

Pas de deux, Variations, and Coda from Raymonda

1963

Marguerite and Armand

1964

The Dream

1965

Monotones

1966

Monotones I and II

1967

Sinfonietta

1968

Jazz Calendar
Enigma Variations (My Friends Pictured Within)

1970

Lament of the Waves
Die Geschopfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus)
Tales of Beatrix Potter

1971

Meditation from Thaïs
(c.1830)

1972

Siesta
The Walk to the Paradise Garden

1973

(Death in Venice)
(World of Harlequin)
(Tonight at 8.30)

1974

Fashion Show

1975

Scène dansante
Brahms Waltz

1976

A Month in the Country
Five Brahms Waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan
Etude
(The Turning Point)

1977

Hamlet Prelude
Tweedledum and Tweedledee
(Die Fledermaus)

1978

Orpheus and Eurydice: Dance in the Elysian Fields

1979

Salut d'amour
(Stories from a Flying Trunk)

1980

Rhapsody
Soupirs

1981

Le Rossignol

1983

Varii capricci

1984

Acte de présence

1985

Die verwandelte Katze (La Chatte)

1986

Nursey Suite