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Chords from a person's life

Choreography by Mats Ek
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff (No. 12 Prelude in G sharp minor, from 13 Preludes, Op.12; and No. 3 Les Larmes and No. 4 Pagues, from Fantasie (Tableaux), Op.5)
Scenery and Costumes by Karen Ek
Lighting by Goran Westrup

World Premiere

Royal Swedish Ballet
April 4, 1987
Royal Opera House
Stockholm, Sweden

Cast:
Niklas Ek (The Man)
Eva Nissen (The Woman)

ABT Premiere

May 28, 1992
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Kathleen Moore (The Woman)
Wes Chapman (The Man)