Alina Cojocaru and Steven McRae
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Ballet in one act: Prologue and four scenes, after The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas, fils

M Music by
S Scenery by
C Costumes by
D Danced by
FP First performance
NP New production
R Reproduced by
ST Staging (indicates that the ballet was produced in substantially its original form)

M Franz Liszt, orchestrated by Humphrey Searle (La lugubre gondola, No 1, 1883 and Sonata in B minor, 1854)
(new orchestration by Gordon Jacob, 15 March 1968)
SC Cecil Beaton

D Marguerite: Margot Fonteyn (in prologue, Ann Jenner)
Armand: Rudolf Nureyev
His Father: Michael Somes
A Duke: Leslie Edwards
Maid: Barbara Remington
Admirers of Marguerite: corps de ballet
FP Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, London, 12 March 1963

ST Royal Ballet touring section
D in all stagings, Marguerite: Margot Fonteyn; Armand: Rudolf Nureyev
FP Hessiches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden, 28 May 1968

NP Nureyev Festival; M orch Dudley Simpson (La lugubre gondola omitted)
D in all stagings, Marguerite: Margot.Fonteyn; Armand: Rudolf Nureyev
FP Coliseum, London, 4 July 1977

ST Paris Opera Ballet
D Marguerite: Sylvie Guillem; Armand: Nicolas Le Riche
FP Opéra de Paris/Palais Garnier 20 January 2003

NP Royal Ballet; R uncredited; M orch Dudley Simpson
D Marguerite: Sylvie Guillem; Armand: Nicolas Le Riche; His Father: David Drew
FP Royal Opera House, London, 29 February 2000

ST Royal Ballet/Paris Opera Ballet; R Grant Coyle
D Marguerite: Sylvie Guillem; Armand: Nicolas Le Riche; His Father: Anthony Dowell
FP Entente Cordiale gala, Opéra National de Paris, Palais Garnier, 29 September 2004

By other companies:

ST La Scala, Milan; under the title Margherita e Armando
FP Teatro all Scala, Milan, 16 September 1966

ST Ballet of the Opéra, Paris
FP Opéra, Paris, 17 November 1966

ST Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires; under the title Margarita y Armando
FP Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, 14 April 1967

ST Associaçao de Ballet do Rio de Janeiro
FP Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro, 25 April 1967

ST Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper; under the title Marguerite und Armand; R Leslie Edwards
FP Staatsoper, Vienna, 10 September 1967

ST An Evening with Fonteyn and Nureyev; new C William Chappell
Uris Theater, New York NY, 28 November 1975: FP John F Kennedy Center, Washington DC, 8 July 1975