Alina Cojocaru and Steven McRae
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Les Sirènes (1946)

Ballet by Frederick Ashton

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 Lord Berners
SC Cecil Beaton

D Mermaids: Palma Nye, Gillian Lynne; Seagulls: Margaret Dale, Alexis Rassine; Children: Pauline Clayden, Alexander Grant, Guineevere Parry, Mavis Spence; Nannies: Anne Gieves, Fiorella Keane; Gendarmes: Paul Reymond, Alec Martin; Flowerwoman: Betty Cooper; Countess Kitty: Beryl Grey; Captain Bay Vavasour: Michael Somes; La Bolera: Margot Fonteyn; Her Chauffeur: Leslie Edwards; King Hihat of Agpar: Frederick Ashton; Adelino Canberra (of the Adelaide Opera): Robert Heplmann; The Smart Set, King Hihat's Suite: corps de ballet
FP Sadler's Wells Ballet, Royal Opera House, London, 12 November 1946