The Two Pigeons Ballet

two pigeons ballet

The Two Pigeons Ballet is an Allegory in two acts and it was choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton. The music was done by Messager and the decor for the first production was designed by Jacques Dupont. History Of The Two Pigeons Ballet This ballet was first performed by the Royal Ballet Touring Section at Covent … Read more

The Dream Ballet

the dream ballet

Let’s look at a ballet called The Dream. It is a ballet done in one act adapted from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare. Ashton did the choreography and the music was by Mendelssohn arranged by Lanchbery. The decor was Henrey Barden and the costumes by David Walker. The Dream was first performed by the … Read more

Scenes De Ballet – Another Ashton Masterpiece

scenes de ballet

Scenes de Ballet is a ballet in one act choreographed by Frederick Ashton. The music was written by Stravinsky and the decor done by Andre Beaurepaire who was a young Frenchman who was heavily influenced by Picasso. This ballet was first performed by Sadler’s Wells Ballet at Covent Garden on the 11th of February 1948. … Read more

Sir Frederick Ashton

sir Frederick Ashton

This website wouldn’t be the same without an article devoted to Sir Frederick Ashton. He is regarded as the ‘Foundling Father of Britsh Ballet’ and he developed the English Style of ballet dancing. The Life Of Sir Frederick Ashton Doing an article on Sir Frederick Ashton is like writing about the history of the Royal … Read more