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312. ALLEGRO BRILLANTE



Music: By Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky (Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 75, 1892 [unfinished]).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Costumes by Karinska (uncredited). Lighting by Jean Rosenthal; David Hays (1964-70); Ronald Bates (from 1971).

Premiere: March 1, 1956, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Conductor: Leon Barzin. Pianist: Nicholas Kopeikine.

Cast: Maria Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes, 4 couples.

Note: A concentrated essay in the extended classical vocabulary, especially allegro work.

Video/DVD: 2003, VAI, The Art of Maria Tallchief [1964].

Archival Video: The George Balanchine Foundation Interpreters Archive (principal roles), 2002.

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