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Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky (Serenade in C for string orchestra, Op. 48, 1880, with third and fourth movements reversed)
George Balanchine
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal. (1952, costumes by Karinska; 1964, lighting by Ronald Bates.)
October 26, 1948, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Conductor: Leon Barzin
Marie-Jeanne, Pat McBride, Herbert Bliss, Nicholas Magallanes; 4 female demi-soloists; 12 women, 4 men.
SONATINA; WALTZ; TEMA RUSSO; ELEGY
Performance Type
Ballet
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Originally presented by the American Ballet, New York, 1935.
Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky (Serenade in C for string orchestra, Op. 48, 1889, with third and fourth movements reversed)
George Balanchine
Costumes by Candido Portinari
June 25, 1941, American Ballet Caravan, Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro. Conductor: Emanuel Balaban
Marie-Jeanne, William Dollar, Lorna London, corps de ballet.
SONATINA; WALTZ; TEMA RUSSO; ELEGY
Performance Type
Ballet
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Note
Originally presented by the American Ballet, New York, 1935. At the invitation of Nelson A. Rockefeller, Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs, Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein formed American Ballet Caravan, bringing together members of the former American Ballet and of Ballet Caravan for a five-months tour of South America. Serenade was presented in repertory with other ballets, including Balanchine’s Ballet Imperial, Concerto Barocco, Divertimento, Errante, Apollo, The Bat, and Fantasia Brasileira.