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Sinfonietta (1967)

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 Williamson
S Optical Effects by Hornsey College of Art Light/Sound Workshop (Clive Latimer, Michael Leonard, Peter Kuttner, Dick Woods)
C Peter Rice

D Toccata: Elizabeth Anderton, Brenda Last, Richard Farley, Kerrison Cooke
Elegy: Doreen Wells, David Wall, Michael Beare, Hendrik Davel, Paul Clarke, Graham Powell
Tarantella: David Wall, Elizabeth Anderton, Brenda Last, Richard Farley, Kerrison Cooke, and six couples
FP Royal Ballet touring section, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon 10 February 1967

ST Ballet for All
Reduced version of 3rd movement
FP Wycliffe College, Stroud, 10 October 1978

ST Royal Ballet School; R Lynn Wallis
D Toccata: Odette Millner, Elizabeth Morgan, Michael Crookes, David Peden
Elegy: Nicola Roberts, Phillip Broomhead, Mark Freeman, Robert Poole, Craty Wright, Matthew Wright
Tarantella: Phillip Broomhead
FP Royal Opera House, London, 11 July 1979

NP Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet; R Lynn Wallis; new SC Peter Rice
D Toccata: Nicola Katrak, Sherilyn Kennedy, Kim Reeder, Roland Price
Elegy: Doreen Wells, David Ashmole, Mark Francis, Nicholas Millington, Derek Purnell, Stephen Wicks
Tarantella: David Ashmole
FP Royal Opera House, London, 2 June 1981