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Opera in Three Acts and Four Scenes by Richard Wagner ACT I VENUSBERG BALLET
January 21, 1932, Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Danced by Ballets [Russes] de Monte-Carlo. Conductor: Gabriel Grovlez
Valentina Lanina [Blinova], Léon Woizikowsky, 14 women, 7 men
Ballet for Opera
As with his opera choreography for Diaghilev, because of such variables as new scenery and different numbers of people, while he was ballet master for the Blum-de Basil company [later Les Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo] in 1932, Balanchine rechoreographed all the operas carried over from earlier seasons as well as the operas receiving their premieres.