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ITINERARIES UNDERTAKEN BY BALANCHINE'S AMERICAN COMPANIES DURING HIS LIFETIME

1951

February 13 - March 11, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
April 23 - May 6, Chicago: Opera House
June 5-24, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
September 4-23, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
November 13 - December 16, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1952

February 12 - March 16, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
EUROPEAN TOUR
      April 15 - May 8, Barcelona: Gran Teatro del Liceo
      May 10, Paris: Théâtre National de l'Opéra (Exposition Internationale
            des Arts: L'Oeuvre du XXe Siècle; sous les auspices du Congrès pour
            la liberté de la culture)
      May 11 - 15, Paris: Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (Exposition
            Internationale des Arts . . . )
      May 18-30, Florence: Teatro Comunale (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino)
      June 1-4, Lausanne: Théâtre Municipal (Grandes Fêtes du Juin)
      June 6-7, Zürich: Stadttheater (Zürcher Juni-Festwochen)
      June 9-25, Paris: Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
      June 27- July 3, The Hague: Gebouw voor Kunsten en
            Wetenschappen (Holland Festival)
      July 7 - August 23, London: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
      August 25-30, Edinburgh: Empire Theatre (Edinburgh Festival)
      September 3, 6, Berlin: Schiller Theater (Berliner Festwochen)
      September 4-5, 7, Berlin: Städtische Oper (Berliner Festwochen)
      November 4 - January 25, 1953, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1953

February 12-13, Baltimore: Lyric Theatre
February 14-16, Washington, D. C.: Constitution Hall
May 5 - June 14, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
WESTERN UNITED STATES TOUR
      July 2-3, Red Rocks, Colorado: Red Rocks Theater
      July 6 - August 1, Los Angeles: Greek Theatre
      August 3-14, San Francisco: War Memorial Opera House
EUROPEAN TOUR
      September 8-13, Milan: Teatro alla Scala
      September 18-20, Venice: Teatro La Fenice
      September 22-27, Milan: Teatro alla Scala
      September 28-29, Como: Teatro Sociale
      October 3-11, Naples: Teatro di San Carlo
      October 13-16, Rome: Teatro dell'Opera
      October 18-20, Florence: Teatro Comunale
      October 22-25, Trieste: Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi
      October 27-28, Bologna: Teatro Duse
      October 30 - November 1, Genoa: Teatro Carlo Felice
      November 3-5, Munich: Bayerische Staatsoper, Prinzregententheater
      November 7-8, Stuttgart: Württembergische Staatstheater, Stuttgart
            Staatsoper
      November 11-17, Brussels: Théâtre Royale de la Monnaie

1954

January 12 - March 21, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
UNITED STATES TOUR
      May 26 - June 6, Chicago: Opera House
      June 10-16, Seattle: Orpheum Theatre
      June 19 - July 3, San Francisco: War Memorial Opera House
      July 5 - August 15, Los Angeles: Greek Theatre
August 31 - September 26, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
November 3 - December 19, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1955

February 15 - March 13, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
EUROPEAN TOUR
      April 9-17, Monte Carlo: Grand Théâtre du Casino de Monte-Carlo
            (Salle Garnier)
      April 20-24, Marseilles: Opéra Municipal
      April 28-30, Lyons: Opéra de Lyon
      May 6-9, Florence: Teatro Comunale (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino)
      May 11-15, Rome: Teatro dell'Opera
      May 18-20, Bordeaux: Grand-Théâtre (Mai Musical de Bordeaux)
      May 2 - June 5, Lisbon: Teatro Nacional de San Carlos
      June 8-14, Paris: Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (Salut à la France)
      June 16-18, Lausanne: Théâtre de Beaulieu
      June 20-22, Zürich: Stadttheater (Zürcher Juni-Festwochen)
      June 24-27, Stuttgart: Württembergische Staatstheater, Stuttgart
            Staatsoper
      June 29 - July 3, Amsterdam: Stadsschouwburg (Holland Festival)
      July 4-8, The Hague: Gebouw voor Kunsten en Wetenschappen
            (Holland Festival)
UNITED STATES TOUR
      July 20 - August 13, Los Angeles: Greek Theatre
      August 15-28, San Francisco: War Memorial Opera House
      August 30 - September 3, Seattle: Moore Theatre
      September 7-18, Chicago: Opera House
November 8 - January 1, 1956, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1956

February 28 - March 25, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
April 3-22, Chicago: Opera House
May 31 - June 1, Stratford, Connecticut: American Shakespeare
           Festival Theatre (Mozart Festival)
EUROPEAN TOUR
      August 26-30, Salzburg: Festspielhaus (Salzburger Festspiele)
      September 1-9, Vienna: Staatsoper.
      September 12-15, Zürich: Stadttheater
      September 18-23, Venice: Teatro La Fenice (Biennale)
      September 26-28, Berlin: Titania-Palast (Berliner Festwochen)
      September 29, Berlin: Städtische Oper (Berliner Festwochen)
      September 30 - October 1, Berlin: Titania-Palast (Berliner
            Festwochen)
      October 4-7, Munich: Bayerische Staatsoper, Prinzregententheater
      October 9-10, Frankfurt: Städtische Oper
      October 12-14, Brussels: Théâtre de la Monnaie
      October 15, Antwerp: Koninklijke Vlaamse Opéra/Théâtre Royal
            Flammande
      October 17-21, Paris: Théâtre National de l'Opéra
      October 23-24, Cologne: Aula der Universität
      October 26-31, Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Teater
      November 3-11, Stockholm: Operan
December 18 - March 3, 1957, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1957

April 23 - May 12, Chicago: Opera House
November 3, Philadelphia: Academy of Music
November 19 - January 19, 1958, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1958

January 20-24, Washington, D. C.: Loew's Capitol Theatre
FAR EASTERN TOUR
      March 17-30, Tokyo: Shinjuku Koma Theatre
      April 1-6, Tokyo: Sankei Hall
      April 10-13, Osaka: Festival Hall (Osaka International Festival of Music, Art and Drama)
      April 17 - June 14, Sydney: Empire Theatre
      June 16 - August 5, Melbourne: Her Majesty's Theatre
      August 8-1, Manila: U. P. [University of the Philippines] Theater
September 2-28, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
UNITED STATES TOUR
      October 11-12, Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University, Edward C.
             Elliott Hall of Music
      October 13-15, East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University
             Auditorium
      October 16-17, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Auditorium
      October 20-22, Washington, D. C.: Loew's Capitol Theatre
      October 23-25, Philadelphia: Academy of Music
November 25 - February 1, 1959, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1959

January 1, Albany, New York (Governor's Inaugural Ball)
May 12- June 14, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
UNITED STATES TOUR
      July 27 - August 8, Los Angeles: Greek Theatre
      August 11-16, Ravinia (Ravinia Festival)
      August 25 - September 20, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
      October 19-21, Washington, D. C.: Loew's Capitol Theatre
      October 22-24, Philadelphia: Academy of Music
December 8 - February 7, 1960, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

1960

March 29 - April 24, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center
UNITED STATES TOUR
      July 16-20, Bear Mountain, New York (Empire State Music Festival)
      July 25 - August 6, Los Angeles: Greek Theatre
      August 9-14, Ravinia (Ravinia Festival)
November 8 - January 15, 1961, NEW YORK SEASON: City Center

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