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414. LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME



Music: By Richard Strauss (concert suite, ca. 1917). Libretto after Molière.

Choreography: By George Balanchine. Assistant to the Choreographer: Susan Hendl.

Production: Scenery and costumes by Rouben Ter-Arutunian. Lighting by Ronald Bates.

Premiere: May 22, 1980, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Irving.

Cast: M. Jourdain, Frank Ohman; Cléonte, Peter Martins; Lucille, Suzanne Farrell; DIVERTISSEMENT: Heather Watts, Victor Castelli; 6 women; Maid; 6 Lackeys; 4 Cooks; 2 Assistants to Cléonte.

Note: Originally presented by the New York City Opera, 1979. The 1980 production used the same sets and costumes, with the choreography for Cléonte substantially revised.

Other Versions: 1932, Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo. 1944, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.

See also: *131   221   *410  

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