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270. TRUMPET CONCERTO



Music: By Franz Joseph Haydn (Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, 1796).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Scenery and costumes by Vivienne Kernot. Scenery painted by Alick Johnstone; costumes executed under the direction of Eileen Anderson.

Premiere: September 14, 1950, Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet, Opera House, Manchester. (First London performance, Sadler's Wells, September 19. Trumpet: Harry Wild.)

Cast: Svetlana Beriosova, David Blair; Elaine Fifield, Maryon Lane; David Poole, Pirmin Trecu; 8 women.

Note: Trumpet Concerto was choreographed at the request of Ninette de Valois, founder and director of the Sadler's Wells (later Royal) Ballet. It was never seen in the United States.

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