Ballet by Frederick Ashton
New Libretto, after Hans Christian Andersens
fairy tales "The Little Mermaid

 

Music
  Hans Werner Henze
Choreography
Staging
  John Neumeier
Set
Costumes
  Yannis Kokkos

 

World Premiere by Frederick Ashton
The Royal Ballet, Covent Garden
London, October, 27, 1958

Premiere in Hamburg
The Hamburg Ballet, June 5, 1994

 

Original Cast    
Ondine
  Gigi Hyatt
Hans
  Janusz Mazon
The See Witch
  Gamal Gouda
Beatrice
  Bettina Beckmann
 

 
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