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159. MANON


Opera in Five Acts by Jules Massenet


Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Premiere: January 10, 1936, Metropolitan Opera, New York. Conductor: Louis Hasselmans.

Note: Although choreographer and ballet cast are omitted from the printed program, reference in a review to 'a blithe ballet divertissement' indicates choreography by Balanchine for the American Ballet Ensemble. It may have occurred in Act III, Scene 1, COURS LA REINE.

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