Chronology - From 1980 to 1989

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# Symbol denotes creation of role
 
Commencing with the year 1963, only the first performance
of each new work to his repertoire is listed.

Berlin
February 26, 1980

FIVE TANGOS
With: Dianne Bell
C: Van Manen
M: Piazzolla

Berlin Ballet of the German Opera; Deutsche Opera House

Berlin
March 2, 1980

THE IDIOT
Prince Myshkin
With: Valery Panov;
Eva Evdokimova, Galina Panov
C: Panov
M: Shostakovich

Berlin Ballet of the German Opera;
Deutsche Opera House

Vienna
March 17, 1980

FOUR LAST SONGS
Angel of Death
With: Ursula Szameit, Georg Ditl, Suzanne Fichtenbaum,
Ludwig Karl, Gisela Cech, Michael Birkmeyer,
Suzanne Kimbauer, Ludwig M. Musil
Gundula Janowitz (Singer)
C: van Dantzig
M: R. Strauss

Vienna State Opera House; Staatsoper

New York
April 22, 1980

ECUATORIAL
Celebrant of the Sun
With: Yuriko Kimura
C: Graham
M: Varese

Martha Graham Dance Company Metropolitan Opera House

New York
April 26,1980

CLYTEMNESTRA
Aegisthus
With: Yuriko Kimura
C: Graham
M: El-Dabh

Martha Graham Dance Company,
Metropolitan Opera House

London
July 2,1980

RUBIES from JEWELS
With: Elise Flagg
C: Balanchine
M: Stravinsky

Zurich Opera Ballet; London Coliseum

Vienna
October 24,1980

SONGS WITHOUT WORDS (Liede Ohne Worte)
With: Lilly Scheuerrnann, Suzanne Kimbauer,
Lisl Maar, Elizabeth Schuller, Michael Birkmeyer,
Georg Ditl, Ludwig Karl
C: Van Manen
M: Mendelssohn

Vienna State Opera House; Staatsoper

New York
November 6, 1980

LA SYLPHIDE
James
With: Ghislaine Thesmar
C: Thesmar Lacotte after Taglioni
M: Schneitzhoeffer

Boston Ballet ; Uris Theatre

Rome
March 15, 1981

MARCO SPADA #
Marco Spada
With: Ghislaine Thesmar
C: Lacotte
M: Auber

Rome Opera Ballet; Rome Opera House

New York
April 14,1981

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA
With: Mikhail Baryshnikov;
Gwen Verdon
C: Taylor
M: McDowell

Paul Taylor Dance Company Gala; City Center

Stockholm        
October 1, 1981 
                         
ADAM & EVE
Adam                          
With:         Daniela Malusardi
C:         Cullberg
M:         Rosenberg

Filmed for Swedish Broadcasting Company Channel -2, prior to performance.

Cullberg Ballet; Circus Theatre

London
December 2, 1982

KONSERVATORIET (Conservatoire)
The Ballet Master
With:         Antoinette Sibley, Merle Park, Ross MacGibbon
C:         Bournonville
M:         Paulli

The Royal Ballet Royal Opera House

London
December 3,1982

THE TEMPEST
Prospero
With: Wayne Eagling, David Wall, Lesley Collier
C: NUREYEV
M: Tchaikovsky

The world premiere - December 2, 1982 with Anthony Doweil as Prospero.

The Royal Ballet; Royal Opera House

New York
July 27, 1983

NOTRE DAME DE PARIS
Quasimodo
With: Natalia Makarova
C: Petit
M: Jarre

Ballet National de Marseille: Metropolitan Opera House

September 1983 - Rudolf Nureyev takes post as Director of Paris Opera Ballet
(Directeur Artistique De la Danse.)

Paris
December 14,1983

BLACK & BLUE
Bull Washington
With: Charles Jude, Monique Loudieres
C: Falco        
M: Nillson & Newman

'Soiree de Ballets Contemporains'

Paris Opera Ballet; Opera Comique

Paris
January 23, 1984

PHAEDRA'S DREAM
Hippolyte
With: Christine Dakin, George White, Jr.
C: Graham
M: Crumb

Paris Opera Ballet Gala for Martha Graham

Martha Graham Dance Company; Palais Garnier

Paris
February 17, 1984

RAYMONDA
Abderam (Saracen)*
With: Elizabeth Platel, Michael Denard
C: NUREYEV
M: Glazunov

Paris Opera Ballet,- Palais Garnier

* Possibly; first'Abderachman'was in Nureyev's production w/ Australian Ballet at the 3,d Fesfival of Dance in Paris at the Theatre Champs-Elysees w/ Marilyn Jones & Garth Welch on November 17 (?), 1965.

Paris
February 29, 1984

ARLEQUIN, MAGICIEN PAR AMOUR
Arlequin
With: Claude De Vulpian, Jean-Pierre Franchetti
C: Cramer (Based on 18th, Century material)
M: Du Puy

'Commedia dellArte' Evening

Paris Opera Ballet; Opera Comique

Paris
April 16, 1984

BACH SUITE #
Solo
C: NUREYEV/Lancelot
M: Bach

Premiere

Paris Opera Ballet; Theatre des ChampsElysees

Paris
June 25, 1984

STRAVINSKY'S VIOLIN CONCERTO
With:   Ghislaine Thesmar
C: Balanchine
M:  Stravinsky

Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Paris
October 20, 1984

ROMEO & JULIET
Mercutio
With: Florence Clerc, Charles Jude; Jean Guizerix
C: NUREYEV
M: Prokofiev

Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Paris
December 26, 1984

SWAN LAKE #
Prince Siegfried
With: Claude De Vulpian; Patrice Bart
C: NUREYEV after Petipa/Ivanov
M: Tchaikovsky

Completely new version. Prermière on December 20,1984 danced by Elizabeth Platel, Charles Jude, Patrice Bart.

Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Paris
December 28, 1984

SWAN LAKE #
Wolfgang, the Tutor
With: Florence Clerc, Michael Denard
C: NUREYEV after Petipa/lvanov
M: Tchaikovsky

In this original version, Choregrapher Nureyev performed two roles, as well, within two days of each other.

Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Paris
April 29, 1985

QUELQUES PAS GRAVES DE BAPTISTE #
L'Amour
With: Wilfride Piollet, Jean Guizerix
C: Lancelot (Based on 17th Century material)
M: LuIli

Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Paris
June 7, 1985

WASHINGTON SQUARE #
The Father, Dr. Sloper
With Monique Loudieres; Charles Jude
C: NUREYEV
M: Ives

Gala World Premiere on June 6,1985 danced by Monique Loudieres, Charles Jude, Jean Guizerix.

Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Paris
November 12, 1985

DANSOMANIE
Monsieur Duleger
With: Monique Loudieres;
Patrice Bart, Jean-Pierre Franchetti
C: Cramer after Gardel
M: Mehul

Paris Opera Ballet; Opera Comique

Holmdel (New Jersey)
August 1, 1986

TWO BROTHERS #
With: Charles Jude
C: Parsons/Ezralow
M: Stravinsky

'Nureyev & Friends'; Holmdel Garden State Arts Center

Paris
October 25, 1986

CINDERELLA #
The Producer
With: Elizabeth Platel, Laurent Hilaire
C: NUREYEV
M: Prokofiev

World Premiere Paris Opera Ballet; Palais Garnier

Repetition Generale - AROP Gala on October 24,1986 danced by Sylvie Guillem, Charles Jude, Michael Denard

New York
June 16, 1988

ORPHEUS
Orpheus
With: Merrill Ashley
C: Balanchine
M: Stravinsky

New York City Ballet; New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center

Mantua
September 16, 1988

'BAROQUE' PAS DE TROIS#
With: Margot Fonteyn & Carla Fracci
C: Lancelot
M: Traditional music of the period

Performed at the 'Maratona - Festa a Corte'; Piazza Sordello

Composed expressly for this event by Francine Lancelot.

Florence
June 8,1989

THE OVERCOAT #
Akaky Akakievich
With: 'The Overcoat' and Orazio Messina, Rino Pedrazzini, Rachel Fabre
C: Flindt
M: Shostakovich

Maggio Musicale of Florence-Maggio Danza; Teatro delta Pergola

   
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