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87. LA GIOCONDA


Opera in Four Acts by Amilcare Ponchielli
ACT I TARANTELLA; ACT III DANCE OF THE HOURS


Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Premiere: January 26, 1929, Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Danced by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. Conductor: Michel Steiman.

Cast: TARANTELLA: Vera Petrova, Nicholas Efimov, 4 women. DANCE OF THE HOURS: Morning (Dawn), Felia Doubrovska, Mezeslav Borovsky, 4 women; Day, Alexandra Danilova, Léon Woizikowsky, 4 women; Evening, Petrova, Efimov, 4 women; Night, Lubov Tchernicheva, Constantin Tcherkas, 4 women.

See also: 38   174  

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