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FESTIVALS DIRECTED BY BALANCHINE

Asterisks indicate world premieres. Choreography, costume, and scenic design credits follow title with Catalogue number for Balanchine works.


STRAVINSKY FESTIVAL, April 27 and 28, 1937
American Ballet, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City
 

Apollon Musagète, Balanchine/Chaney, 176
*The Card Party, Balanchine/Sharaff, 177
*Le Baiser de la Fée, Balanchine/Halicka, 178


STRAVINSKY FESTIVAL, June 18-25, 1972
New York City Ballet, New York State Theater

JUNE 18, GALA BENEFIT

 

Fanfare for a New Theater, Orchestra
Greeting Prelude: Happy Birthday, Orchestra
Fireworks, Orchestra
*Sonata, Balanchine, 372
*Scherzo Fantastique, Robbins
*Symphony in Three Movements, Balanchine, 373
*Violin Concerto, Balanchine, 374
Firebird, Balanchine--Robbins/Chagall, 264


JUNE 20

 

*Symphony in E Flat, Clifford/Simmons
The Cage, Robbins/Sobotka
*Concerto for Piano and Winds, Taras/Ter-Arutunian
Danses Concertantes, Balanchine/Berman, 375


JUNE 21

 

*Octuor, Tanner
*Serenade in A, Bolender/Simmons
The Faun and the Shepherdess, Mezzo-soprano and Orchestra
*Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée', Balanchine/Berman, 376
Ebony Concerto, Taras
*Scherzo à la Russe, Balanchine/Karinska, 377
*Circus Polka, Robbins/


JUNE 22

 

*Scènes de Ballet, Taras/Karinska
*Duo Concertant, Balanchine, 378
*The Song of the Nightingale, Taras/Ter-Arutunian
Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra, Balanchine/Karinska/Harvey [RUBIES from Jewels, 358]


JUNE 23

 

Concerto for Two Solo Pianos, Tanner/Simmons
*Piano-Rag-Music, Bolender/ Simmons
*Ode, Lorca Massine
* Dumbarton Oaks, Robbins/ Zipprodt
*Pulcinella, Balanchine--Robbins/Berman, 379


JUNE 24

 

Apollo, Balanchine, 284
Orpheus, Balanchine/Noguchi, 246
Agon, Balanchine, 316


JUNE 25

 

*Choral Variations on Bach's 'Vom Himmel Hoch', Balanchine/ Ter-Arutunian, 380
Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Balanchine, 334
Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Balanchine, 344
*Requiem Canticles, Robbins
*Symphony of Psalms, Orchestra and Chorus, with dancers assembled on stage, 381


RAVEL FESTIVAL, May 14-31, 1975
New York City Ballet, New York State Theater

MAY 14, GALA BENEFIT

 

Sonatine, Balanchine [preview]
Concerto in G, Robbins/Ter-Arutunian [preview]
L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, Balanchine/Love [preview]


MAY 15-17

 

*Sonatine, Balanchine, 389
La Valse, Balanchine/Karinska, 277
*L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, Balanchine/Love, 390
*Concerto in G, Robbins/Ter-Arutunian

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