Alina Cojocaru and Steven McRae
© ROH/ Tristram Kenton

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Rinaldo and Armida (1955)

A Dance-Drama in one scene* (after an episode in Ierusalemme liberate by Torquato Tasso)

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 Malcolm Arnold
Curtain SC Peter Rice

D Rinaldo, a warrior: Michael Somes; Armida, an enchantress: Svetlana Beriosova; Sibill, a sorceress: Julia Farron; Gandolfo, Rinaldo's companion: Ronald Hynd
FP Sadler's Wels Ballet, Royal Opera House, London, 6 January 1955

*subtitle added 24 January 1956