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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.


MAY 22-24

 

*Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Robbins/Scaasi
*Shéhérazade, Balanchine, 391
*Alborada del Gracioso, Jacques d'Amboise/Braden
*Ma Mere l'Oye, Robbins/Simmons
*Daphnis and Chloe, Taras/Eula


MAY 29-31

 

*Le Tombeau de Couperin, Balanchine, 392
*Pavane, Balanchine, 393
*Un Barque sur l'Océan, Robbins/ Welles
*Tzigane, Balanchine/Eula, 394
*Gaspard de la Nuit, Balanchine/Daydé, 395
*Sarabande and Danse (II) [Debussy, orchestrated by Ravel], Jacques d'Amboise/ Braden
*Chansons Madécasses, Robbins
*Rapsodie Espagnole, Balanchine/Avedon, 396


TSCHAIKOVSKY FESTIVAL, June 4-14, 1981
New York City Ballet, New York State Theater

Throughout the Festival the principal scenery was an architectural structure with movable ranks of translucent plastic cylinders by Philip Johnson and John Burgee in arrangements and with lighting design by Ronald Bates.

JUNE 4, GALA BENEFIT

 

Lisa's aria from Pique Dame, Soprano and Orchestra
Lenskys aria from Eugene Onegin, Tenor and Orchestra
Duet from Undine, Soprano, Tenor and Orchestra
Overture-Fantasy from Romeo and Juliet, Orchestra
*Mozartiana, Balanchine/Ter-Arutunian, 417
*Capriccio Italien, Martins/Ter-Arutunian
*Pas de Deux [from Piano Concerto No.1, 2nd movement], Robbins/Benson
Tempo di Polacca, Balanchine/Karinska [DIAMONDS Polonaise from Jewels, 358]


JUNE 5

 

Capriccio Italien, Martins/Ter-Arutunian
Pas de Deux [from Piano Concerto No. I, 2nd movement], Robbins/Benson
*Souvenir de Florence, Taras/Ter-Arutunian
Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2, Balanchine/Karinska, 382


JUNE 6, MATINEE

 

Capriccio Italien, Martins/Ter-Arutunian
Pas de Deux [from Piano Concerto No. 1, 2nd movement], Robbins/Benson
Souvenir de Florence, Taras/Ter-Arutunian
Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2, Balanchine/Karinska


JUNE 6, EVENING

 

Serenade, Balanchine/Karinska, 254
*Concert Fantasy, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
*Symphony No. 1, Martins/Benson


JUNE 7, MATINEE

 

Capriccio Italien, Martins/Ter-Arutunian
Pas de Deux [from Swan Lake, Act III], Balanchine/Karinska, 331
*Scherzo Opus 42, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
Concert Fantasy, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
Symphony No. 1, Martins/Benson


JUNE 7, EVENING

 

Swan Lake, Balanchine/Ter-Arutunian, 285
Concert Fantasy, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
Souvenir de Florence, Taras/Ter-Arutunian


JUNE 9

 

Concert Fantasy, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
Andante Elegiaco, Balanchine/Karinska [DIAMONDS pas de deux from Jewels, 358]
Capriccio Italien, Martins/Ter-Arutunian
Piano Concerto No. 3 [Allegro Brillante], Balanchine/Karinska, 312
Tempo di Valse
        *GARLAND DANCE FROM THE SLEEPING BEAUTY,
        Balanchine/Ter-Arutunian--Karinska, 418
        *VALSE-SCHERZO, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
        WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS FROM THE NUTCRACKER,
        Balanchine/Ter-Arutunian, 302
        *VARIATION VI FROM TRIO IN A MINOR, Taras
        *WALTZ FROM EUGENE ONEGIN, ACT II, Taras/Ter-Arutunian
        The sequence of dances was altered in subsequent performances.


JUNE 10

 

Capriccio Italien, Martins/Ter-Arutunian
Pas de Deux [from Piano Concerto No. 1, 2nd movement], Robbins/Benson
Souvenir de Florence, Taras/Ter-Arutunian
Tempo di Valse
        GARLAND DANCE FROM THE SLEEPING BEAUTY,
        Balanchine/Ter-Arutunian--Karinska, 418
        VALSE-SCHERZO, Jacques d'Amboise/Ter-Arutunian
        WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS FROM THE NUTCRACKER,
        Balanchine/ Ter-Arutunian, 302
        VARIATION VI FROM TRIO IN A MINOR, Taras
        WALTZ FROM EUGENE ONEGIN, ACT II, Taras/Ter-Arutunian

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