Ballet by John Neumeier

 

Music
  Johann Sebastian Bach
Choreography
Staging
Set
Costumes
  John Neumeier

 

World Premiere
Ballet de L'Opéra National de Paris, Festival d'Avignon
July 27, 1987

 

Original Cast
 

Elisabeth Maurin
Sylvie Guillem
Marie-Claude Pietragalla
Elisabeth Platel

Kader Belarbi
Charles Jude
Manuel Legris
Wielfried Romoli

 

Premiere in Hamburg
The Hamburg Ballet, St. Michaelis's Church
June 2, 1989

 

Original Hamburg Cast
 

Mette Bødtcher
Anna Grabka
Jennifer Goubé
Gigi Hyatt

Ralf Dörnen
Jean Laban
Gabriel Manferdini
Janusz Mazon
Stephen Pier

 

Sequence

First Part

The Lost Paradise
Air from the Suite No. 3 - for Organ

The Prophecy

Bach Suite 2
Bach Suite 3

 
Second Part

Annunciation
Air from the Suite No. 3 - for orchestra

Magnificat
Johann Sebastian Bach's Magnicat

Epilogue: Dona Nobis Pacem
from the Mass in B-minor

Benedictus
Agnus Dei
Dona Nobis Pacem


 

 
World Premiere
Bavarian State Opera Ballet, Munich, May 18, 1980

 

Original Cast
  Joyce Cuoco
Ulrich Busse

 

Premiere in Hamburg
The Hamburg Ballet, June 28, 1981

 

Original Hamburg Cast
  Lynne Charles
Ivan Liska


 

 
Premiere
The Hamburg Ballet, Operettenhaus
Hamburg, October 2, 1981

 

Original Cast
  Lynne Charles
Kevin Haigen
Chantal Lefèvre
Ronald Darden
 

 
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