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Comic Opera in Three Acts and Nine Scenes
Jacques Offenbach (originally produced 1858 in two acts and four tableaux; revised production of 1874 included more dance scenes with new music). Libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy
George Balanchine
Produced by Les Frères Isola. Directed by Max Dearly. Scenery by Durand and Émile Bertin. Costumes by Carre Aumont and Abel
December 24, 1931, Théâtre Mogador, Paris. Danced by Les Ballets Russes de Georges Balanchine. Conductor: M. Diot
Jupiter, Max Dearly; Aristaeus-Pluto, Lucien Muratore; Eurydice, Marise Beaujon; Diana, Jeanne Saint-Bonnet; Public Opinion, Rose Carday; Orpheus, Adrien Lamy; Mercury, Maurice Porterat; Mars, Jose Dupuis (fils); Cupid, Monette Diney; Venus, Raymonde Allain; Juno, Alice Soulie; Morpheus, Lucien Brouet; John Styx, Felix Oudart; Première Danseuse (and Aurora), Felia Doubrovska; Premier Danseur, Anatole Vilzak; The Twelve Small Virtuosi (child violinists); and others. Corps de ballet: 24 women, 4 men.
DIVERTISSEMENT PASTORALE (Act I) : Corps de ballet.
DIVERTISSEMENT DES SONGES ET DES HEURES (Act II): Felia Doubrovska, corps de ballet.
GRAND BALLET DES NYMPHES (Act II): Doubrovska, Anatole Vilzak, Irina Baronova, Tatiana Semanova, Irène Lucezarska.
DIVERTISSEMENT DES MOUCHES (Act III) : Corps de ballet.
CHŒUR INFERNAL (Act III, chorus and dance): Vilzak.
CHŒUR INFERNAL (Act III, chorus and dance): Vilzak.
Performance Type
Musical Theater
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Judith Chazin-Bennahum (costume information)