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8. ROMANZA



Music: By George Balanchine. Lyrics by Evgeny Mravinsky.

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Premiere: 1922, Pavlovsk [?]

Cast: Olga Mungalova, Pëtr Gusev.

Note: This work was created by Balanchine after his graduation in 1921; he later thought it was perhaps first performed at the summer resort of Pavlovsk, near Petrograd, with himself as the piano accompanist.

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