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Repertoires Irish Theatre Ballet and Irish National Ballet

PROFESSIONAL COMPANIES: REPERTOIRES & YEAR OF PERFORMANCES

COMPILED BY MONICA GAVIN AND HILDA BUCKLEY

Entries give the names of the ballet, of the composer and of the choreographer

(1) Irish Theatre Ballet

Repertoire
A Country Lane; Lobos; Geoffrey Davidson
A Kind Heart; Dohnanyi; Geoffrey Davidson
Ballet Nonsense; Bartok; Denis Carey
Bitter Aloes; Bernard Geary; Geoffrey Davidson
Caitlín Bocht; Potter; Patricia Ryan
Carnival; Schumann; Yannis Metsis
Cinderella; Prokofiev; reproduced: Geoffrey Davidson
Coppélia; Delibes; reproduced: JDM
Crown Diamonds; Auber; Stanley Judson
Cry Havoc; Roussel; JDM
Cul de sac; Gerschwin; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Dark Enchantress; Copland; Norman Maen
Don Quixote pas de deux; Minkus; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Eidolons; Fauré; Geoffrey Davidson
Figure of Five; Ponchielli; Yannis Metsis
Francis of Assisi; Leo Rowlands; JDM
Giselle pas de deux; Adam; reproduced: Yannis Metsis
Giselle; Adam; reproduced: Geoffrey Davidson
Il Cassone; Geary; Geoffrey Davidson
La Fille Mal Gardée; Hertel; Judson
Les Sylphides; Chopin; reproduced: Judson
Moods; Jazz; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Nachtstücke, Night Visions; Schumann; Stanley Judson
Narcissus; Debussy; Yannis Metsis
Nutcracker Act II; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: Judson
Nutcracker pas de deux; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: Judson
Pas de quatre; Chopin; Stanley Judson
Peter and the Wolf; Prokofiev; JDM
Petrouchka; Stravinsky; reproduced: Davidson
Prisoners of the Sea; Harty; JDM
Sarabande; Debussy; Yannis Metsis
Serefina; Khatchaturian; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Slavonic Dances (Rhapsody); Dvorak; JDM
Spectre de la Rose; Weber; Stanley Judson
Springtime in Vienna; Strauss; Stanley Judson
Straussiana; Strauss; JDM
Street Games; Kelly, Moeran; JDM
Swan Lake Act II; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: JDM
Swan Lake pas de trois; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: Metsis
The Devil to Pay; Ó Riada; JDM
Valse triste; Sibelius; JDM
Voice in the Wilderness; Bloch; JDM
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; JDM

Year of performance

1959
Crown Diamonds; Auber; Stanley Judson
Spectre de la Rose; Weber; Stanley Judson
Pas de quatre; Chopin; Stanley Judson
Peter and the Wolf; Prokofiev; JDM
Springtime in Vienna; Strauss; Stanley Judson
Street Games; Kelly, Moeran; JDM
Voice in the Wilderness; Bloch; JDM

1960
Coppélia Act II; Delibes; reproduced: JDM
Nachtstücke, Night Visions; Schumann; Stanley Judson
Nutcracker pas de deux; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: Judson
Les Sylphides; Chopin; reproduced: Judson
La Fille Mal Gardée; Hertel; Judson
Voice in the Wilderness; Bloch; JDM
Nutcracker Act II; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: Judson
Carnival; Schumann; Yannis Metsis
Figure of Five; Ponchielli; Yannis Metsis
Giselle pas de deux; Adam; reproduced: Yannis Metsis
Narcissus; Debussy; Yannis Metsis
Sarabande; Debussy; Yannis Metsis
Swan Lake pas de trois; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: Metsis
Ballet Nonsense; Bartok; Denis Carey
A Country Lane; Lobos; Geoffrey Davidson
Bitter Aloes; Bernard Geary; Geoffrey Davidson
Il Cassone; Geary; Geoffrey Davidson

1961
Swan Lake Act II; Tchaikovsky; reproduced: JDM
Prisoners of the Sea; Harty; JDM
Straussiana; Strauss; JDM
Slavonic Dances (Rhapsody); Dvorak; JDM
Valse triste; Sibelius; JDM
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; JDM
Don Quixote pas de deux; Minkus; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Moods; Jazz; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Cry Havoc; Roussel; JDM

1962
A Kind Heart; Dohnanyi; Geoffrey Davidson
Eidolons; Faur‚; Geoffrey Davidson
Francis of Assisi; Father Leo; JDM
The Devil to Pay; O Riada; JDM
Petrouchka; Stravinsky; reproduced: Davidson
Giselle; Adam; reproduced: Davidson
Cinderella pas de deux; Prokofiev; reproduced: Davidson
Cul de sac; Gerschwin; Domy Reiter-Soffer

1963
Cinderella; Prokofiev; reproduced: Geoffrey Davidson
Dark Enchantress; Copland; Norman Maen
Serefina; Khatchaturian; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Caitlín Bocht; Potter; Patricia Ryan
Giselle; Adam; reproduced: Geoffrey Davidson

1964
Caitlín Bocht; Potter; Patricia Ryan
Coppélia; Delibes; reproduced: JDM
 
(2) Irish Ballet Company / Irish National Ballet

Repertoire

Adagietto No. 5; Mahler; Royston Maldoom
Apsaras; Massenet; Peter Darrell
Beauty and the Beast; Ravel; Tony Hulbert
Biedermeier Dances; Beethoven, Schubert; Peter Darrell
Billy the Music; Ó Riada; JDM
Black Swan pas de deux; Tchaikowsky; reproduced: David Gordon
Blobs; Rivier; JDM
Bluebirds pas de deux; Tchaikowsky; Petipa
Brandenburg; Bach; Charles Czarny
Caprice; Tchaikowsky; Henrik Neubauer
Catalyst; Saint-Saens; Kathleen Smith
Celebration; Boyce, Pachelbel; Royston Maldoom
Chariots of Fire; Christou, Mamangakis, Xenakis: Domy Reiter-Soffer
Cinderella pas de deux; Prokofiev; JDM
Concerto Grosso; Handel; Charles Czarny
Contrast in Time; Handel, Jazz; Toni Beck
Corsair pas de deux; Adam; Jules Perrot
Devil to Pay; O Riada; JDM
Diúltú (Renunciation); Buckley; JDM
Diana and Actaeon pas de deux; Drige, Vynonen; reproduced: Richard Collins
Don Quixote pas de deux; Minkus; Petipa
Dreamscapes; Charles Czarny
Esmeralda pas de deux; Pugni, Drigo; John Gilpin
First Impressions; Mozart; David Gordon
Flames of Paris; Asafiev; Vynonen
Flights of Fancy; Bach; Patrick Hurd
Flower Festival in Genzano; Helsted; Bournonville
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; JDM
Grand pas Gitane; Saint-Saens, Marenco; Peter Darrell
Invitation to the Dance; Weber; JDM
Images; Debussy; Toni Beck
Jingle-Rag, Jingle-Tag; Novak; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Konservatoriet; Paulli, Bournonville; reproduced: Hans Brenaa
Lady of the Camellias; Saint-Saens; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Laurencia pas de dix; Krein, Minkus; Chaboukiani, Petipa
Loveraker; Isang Yun; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Lugh of the Golden Arm; O Riada; JDM
Medea; Ginastera; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Miniatures; Stravinsky; Nils Christe
Naila; Delibes; Gordon Aitken
Offering; Dvorak; Toni Beck
Oscar; Bax; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Othello; Liszt; Peter Darrell
Other Days; Bob Downes; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Overture; Tchaikowsky; JDM
Paper Sunday; Bach; Sally Owen
Paradise Gained; Milhaud; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Party; Bruch; Royston Maldoom
Pas classique; Adam; Michel de Lutry
Pas de quatre; Pugni; Anton Dolin
Playboy of the Western World; The Chieftains; JDM
Pomes Pennyeach; Bach, Franck, Ravel, Satie, Domy Reiter-Soffer
Prisoners; Bartok; Peter Darrell
Raymonda Suite of Dances; Glazunov; Petipa, reproduced: Kathleen Smith
Reputations; Lecocq; JDM
Shadow-Reach; McCabe; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Study for Nine; Franck; Michel de Lutry
Sunny Day; Country and Western Music; Charles Czarny
Táin; Fleischmann; JDM
Ten!!; Donizetti; Jonathan Burnett
They Come, They Come; E.J. Moeran; JDM
Timeless Echoes; Vivaldi; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Timetrip Orpheus; Bewmann, Franke, Froese; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Valse; Ravel; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Ventana; Lumbye; Bournonville
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; JDM
Women; Boulez; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Yerma; Crumb; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Irish National Ballet: Opera Ballets
Carmen Suite; Bizet; JDM
Carmen; Bizet; Domy Reiter-Soffer (Cork City Opera)
Il Trovatore; Verdi; JDM
Il Trovatore; Verdi; JDM; (Cork City Opera)
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; JDM; (Dublin Grand Opera Society)
Orfeo e Euridice; Gluck; Domy Reiter-Soffer (Wexford Festival Opera)
Orfeo e Euridice; Gluck; JDM; (Dublin Grand Opera Society)
Samson and Delilah; Saint-Saens; JDM (Dublin Grand Opera Society)
Tannhäuser; Wagner; JDM; (Dublin Grand Opera Society)

Irish Ballet Company (1973-83) Irish National Ballet (from 1983)

Year of performance:
1974
Asparas; Massenet; Peter Darrell
Billy the Music; Ó Riada; JDM
Images; Debussy; Toni Beck
Jingle-Rag Jingle-Rag; Novak; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Overture; Tchaikovsky; JDM
Women; Boulez; Domy Reiter-Soffer

1975
First Impressions; Mozart; David Gordon
La Esmerelda; Pugni, Drigo; John Gilpin
Loveraker; Isang Yun; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Other Days; Bob Downes; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Pas de Quatre; Pugni; Anton Dolin
They Come They Come; Moeran; JDM

1976
Biedermeier Dances, Beethoven, Schubert; Peter Darrell
Bluebird pas de deux; Tchaikovsky; Petipa, reproduced: David Gordon
Brandenburg; Bach; Charles Czarny
Contrast in Time; Handel, Jazz; Toni Beck
Don Quixote pas de deux; Minkus; Petipa reproduced: Richard Collins
First Impressions; Mozart; David Gordon
Grand pas Gitane; Saint-Saens, Mareno; Peter Darrell
The Prisoners; Bartok; Peter Darrell

1977
Caprice; Tchaikovsky; Henrik Neubauer
La Ventana; Lumbye, Bournonville; reproduced: Hans Brenaa
Le Corsair pas de deux; Drigo; Perrot
Lugh of the Golden Arm; O Riada, de Buitl‚ar; JDM
Yerma; Crumb; Domy Reiter-Soffer

1978
Chariots of Fire; Christou, Mamangakis, Zenakis; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Concerto Grosso; Handel; Charles Czarny
Flames of Paris; Asafiev, Vynonen; Vynonen, reproduced: Richard Collins
Konservatoriet; Paulli, Bournonville; reproduced: Hans Brenaa
Offering; Dvorak; Toni Beck
Playboy of the Western World; Chieftains; JDM
The Devil to Pay; Ó Riada; JDM

1979
Billy the Music; O Riada; JDM
Billy the Music; Ó Riada; JDM
Brandenburg; Bach; Charles Czarny
Brandenburg; Bach; Charles Czarny
Concerto Grosso; Handel; Charles Czarny
Othello; Liszt; Peter Darrell
Othello; Liszt; Peter Darrell
Playboy; Chieftains; JDM (Cork)
Playboy; Chieftains; JDM (New York)
Samson and Delilah; Saint-Saens; JDM
Shadow-Reach; McCabe, Hartmann; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Study for Nine; Franck; Michel de Lutry
Study for Nine; Franck; Michel de Lutry
Timetrip Orpheus; Bowman, Froese, Franke; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Yerma; Crumb; Domy Reiter-Soffer

1980
Blobs; Rivier; JDM (Roscommon Exhibition)
Brandenburg; Bach; Charles Czarny
La Gioconda; Ponchielli; JDM
Lugh of the Golden Arm; O Riada, Buitl‚ar; JDM
Orfeo and Euridice; Gluck; JDM
Playboy; Chieftains; JDM
Raymonda; Glazounov; Petipa, reproduced: Kathleen Smith
Timetrip Orpheus; Bowman, Froese, Franke; Domy Reiter-Soffer

February 1981
Adagietto No 5; Mahler; Royston Maldoom
Dance of the Hours; Ponchielli; JDM
Paradise Gained; Milhaud; Domy Reiter-Soffer

June 1981
Celebration; Boyce, Pachelbel; Royston Maldoom
Medea; Ginastera; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Pas de quatre; Pugni; Anton Dolin
Reputations; Lecocq; JDM
The Devil to Pay; Ó Riada; JDM

October 1981
Táin; Fleischmann; JDM

February 1982
Celebration; Boyce, Pachelbel; Royston Maldoom
La Ventana; Lumbye, Bournonville; reproduced: Hans Brenaa
Medea; Ginastera; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Paper Sunday; Bach; Sally Owen
Pomes Pennyeach; Bach, Franck, Ravel, Satie; Domy Reiter-Soffer

August 1982
Cinderella pas de deux; Prokofiev; David Gordon
Concerto Grosso; Handel; Charles Czarny
Flower Festival at Genzano; Helsted, Bournonville; Hans Brenaa
The Party; Bruch; Royston Maldoom
The Prisoners; Bartok; Peter Darrell
Women; Boulez; Domy Reiter-Soffer

February 1983
Il Trovatore; Verdi; JDM

March 1983
Black Swan pas de deux; Tchaikovsky, Petipa, David Gordon
Chariots of Fire; Christou, Mamangakis, Zenakis; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Golliwog's Cakewalk; Debussy; JDM
Invitation to the Dance; Weber; JDM
Laurencia pas de dix; Minkus, Petipa; Brenda Last
Miniatures; Stravinsky; Nils Christe

June 1983
Diúltú; Buckley; JDM
Golliwogs and Teddy-bears; Kabalevsky; JDM
La Valse; Ravel; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Naila; Delibes; Gordon Aitken
Sunny Day; Country and Western Music; Charles Czarny

August 1983
Beauty and the Beast; Ravel; Tony Hulbert
Catalyst; Saint-Saens; Kathleen Smith
Gipsy Dances Il Trovatore; Verdi; JDM
Sunny Day; Country and Western Music; Charles Czarny
Ten!; Donizetti; Jonathan Burnett
West Cork Ballad; Ó Riada; JDM

March 1984
Carmen Dances; Bizet; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Diúltú; Buckley; JDM
La Valse; Ravel; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Naila; Delibes; Gordon Aitken
Reputations; Lecocq; JDM
West Cork Ballad; O Riada; JDM

June 1984
Lady of the Camellias; Saint-Saens; Domy Reiter-Soffer

October 1984
Playboy; Chieftains; JDM

March 1985
Lady of the Camellias; Saint-Saens; Domy Reiter-Soffer

July 1985
Playboy; Chieftains; JDM (France)

August 1985
Dreamscapes; Charles Czarny
Enchant; Piaff; Jonathan Burnett

1 September 1985
JDM resigned as Artistic Director of of Irish National Ballet; she was replaced by Anneli Vourenjuuri-Robinson.

January 1986
Beethoven Variations; Beethoven; Charles Czarny
Catalysis; Faure; David Gordon
Chopin Dances; Chopin; Gary Trinder
In the Mood; Glen Miller; Domy Reiter-Soffer

August 1986
A Time Remembered; Mahler; Charles Czarny
Adagietto No 5; Mahler; Royston Maldoom
Bethoven Variations; Beethoven; Charles Czarny
Catalysis; Faure; David Gordon
Chopin Dances; Chopin; Gary Trinder
In the Mood; Miller; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Pie Jesu; Faure; Gary Trinder
Women; Boulez; Domy Reiter-Soffer

October 1986
Chopin Dances; Chopin; Gary Trinder
Dear Mr Gershwin; Gershwin; Domy Reiter-Soffer
House of Bernarda Alba (Lorca); Ohana; Domy Reiter-Soffer

February 1987
Dear Mr Gershwin; Gershwin; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Death and Transfiguration; Rosemary Helliwell
House of Bernarda Alba (Lorca); Ohana; Domy Reiter-Soffer
Symphonic Dances; Rachmaninov; Anneli Vourenjuuri Robinson

April 1988
Odd Man Out; Rossini; Rosemary Helliwell
Paquita Suite; Minkus; reproduced: Anneli Vourenjuuri Robinson
Silverplay; Bach; Anneli Vourenjuuri Robinson
Terrain Unbound; Vaughan-Williams; Domy Reiter-Soffer

8 February 1989
Oscar; Bax; Domy Reiter-Soffer