Façade - Hymn - Romantic Suite - Act II of Swan Lake

Façade - Hymn - Romantic Suite - Act II of Swan Lake (1963) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera. The production was performed by The Norwegian National Opera in Folketeateret and comprised 4 ballets:

Façade, choreographed by Frederick Ashton, music by William Walton.

Hymn (original title Prothalamion), choreographed by Brian Macdonald to music by Frederick Delius.

Romantic Suite, choreographed by Ivo Cramér to music by Edvard Grieg.

Act II of Svanesjøenchoreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, music by Peter Tchaikovsky.

On two evenings, Hymn was replaced by Le Combatchoreography by Dimitrije Parlic, music by Raffaello de Bansfield, as there were two Serbian guest dancers in the performance.  


(Objekt ID 68539)
Object type Production
Premiere February 12, 1963
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Swan Lake by Peter Tsjaikovskij, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov; Hymn by Brian Macdonald, Frederick Delius
Audience Adults
Keywords Ballet
Running period February 12, 1963  


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
February 12, 1963Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night