Aimez-vous Bach? – Testament 91 – Markisen

Aimez-vous Bach? - Testament 91 - The Marquise (1964) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera. The production was performed by The Norwegian Natioonal Opera in Folketeateret, and comprised 3 ballets:

Aimez-vous Bach?, choreographed by Brian Macdonald to music by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Testament 91, choreographed by Brian Macdonald to music by Arnold Schoenberg.

The Marquise, choreography Gerd Kjølaas, music by Pauline Hall.

Edith Roger danced the role of Marquise Babette. It was her final role at The Norwegian National Opera.

Aimez-vous Bach? was performed in Kiel, together with The Moon Reindeer and The Miraculous Mandarin i 1964.


(Objekt ID 68505)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 4, 1964
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on The Marquise by Gerd Kjølaas, Pauline Hall; Aimez-vous Bach? by Johann Sebastian Bach, Brian Macdonald
Audience Adults
Keywords Ballet
Running period Navember 5, 1964  


Terje Boye-Hansen, e-mail, 16.05.2022

Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Repertoire archive, The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, 18.05.2018.

Performance dates
Navember 4, 1964Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Worldwide premiere
1964Kieler Staatsschauspielhaus, Kiel, Tyskland visiting performance