The ballet was first performed on November 9, 1933 at the Teatro Calderón in Madrid by the company of Encarnación López Júlvez, La Argentinita, music by Gustavo Pittaluga and set by Alberto Sánchez.

Original se designed by Alberto Sánchez for the premiere of ‘The Pilgrimage of Cuckolds'.
Original set designed by by Alberto Sánchez for the premiere of ‘The Pilgrimage of Cuckolds’.

85 years later, in January 2018, in Madrid, the Juan March Foundation recovered the ballet by García Lorca and Rivas Cherif. It was the first performance of the work, after its premiere in 1933. The sets designed by Alberto Sánchez, which are preserved in the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, were used and songs adapted by Federico García Lorca were interspersed. The choreography was the work of Antonio Najarro, director of the Spanish National Ballet. On the musical side, it will be accompanied by pianist Miguel Ángel López, singer María Mezcle and guitarist José Luis Montón.