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282. À LA FRANÇAIX



Music: By Jean Françaix (Serenade for Small Orchestra, 1934).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Scenery by Raoul Dufy. Lighting by Jean Rosenthal.

Premiere: September 11, 1951, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Conductor: Leon Barzin.

Cast: Janet Reed, Maria Tallchief, André Eglevsky; Frank Hobi, Roy Tobias.

Note: A tennis-playing athlete flirts with a pretty girl until a ballerina dressed as a winged sylph appears and fascinates him; in the end the sylph, stripping down to a bathing suit, reveals herself to be an athlete too.

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