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198. APOLO MUSAGETA (APOLLON MUSAGÈTE)


Ballet in Two Scenes


Music And Book: By Igor Stravinsky (Apollo Musagetes, 1927-28, commissioned by Mrs. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Scenery and costumes by Tomás Santa Rosa.

Premiere: June 30, 1941, American Ballet Caravan, Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro. Conductor: Emanuel Balaban.

Cast: Apollo, Lew Christensen; Terpsichore, Marie-Jeanne; Calliope, Olga Suárez; Polyhymnia, Marjorie Moore; 2 Goddesses.

Note: Originally presented by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Paris, 1928.

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