425. Variations for Orchestra 1982
Igor Stravinsky (Variations in Memory of Aldous Huxley, 1965)
George Balanchine, in collaboration with Suzanne Farrell
Lighting by Ronald Bates
July 2, 1982, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Irving
Suzanne Farrell
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The premiere of this ballet intended for the Stravinsky Centennial Celebration took place two weeks after its official close. Balanchine had first choreographed a solo for Suzanne Farrell to this music as the final section of his 1966 work for the New York City Ballet [353], in which the music was played three times. The 1982 ballet was entirely rechoreographed. This was Balanchine’s final work.

2001   John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2002   Suzanne Farrell Ballet
2003   Suzanne Farrell Ballet

1983 (PBS, Great Performances/Dance in America, “Balanchine Celebrates Stravinsky”)

Gordon Boelzner, Barbara Horgan