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174. LA GIOCONDA


Opera in Four Acts and Five Scenes by Amilcare Ponchielli
ACT I FURLANA; ACT III DANCE OF THE HOURS


Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Premiere: February 18, 1937, Metropolitan Opera, New York. Danced by American Ballet Ensemble. Conductor: Ettore Panizza. (DANCE OF THE HOURS first performed at a Metropolitan Opera Gala Concert, February 2, 1936.)

Cast: FURLANA: Corps de ballet. DANCE OF THE HOURS (Gala Concert, February 2): Dawn: Annia Breyman; Morning: Leda Anchutina; Dusk: Elise Reiman; Night: Rabana Hasburgh; Day: Anatole Vilzak, Gisella Caccialanza, Holly Howard, Kathryn Mullowny, corps de ballet.

Note: For the February 18 premiere, Mona Montes replaced Annia Breyman as Dawn in DANCE OF THE HOURS.

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