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292. CONCERTINO



Music: By Jean Françaix (Concertino for piano and orchestra, 1932).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Costumes by Karinska. Lighting by Jean Rosenthal.

Premiere: December 30, 1952, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Conductor: Leon Barzin. Pianist: Nicholas Kopeikine.

Cast: Diana Adams, Tanaquil Le Clercq, André Eglevsky.

Note: The two ballerinas, costumed as can-can dancers in black tutus, kept the male dancer, in formal dress, close company throughout; he had but one brief solo variation.

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