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Opera in Three Acts and Six Scenes
Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky (Evgeny Onegin, produced 1879). Libretto based on a poem by Alexander Pushkin. German text by A. Bernhard and M. Kalbeck
George Balanchine
Directed and choreographed by George Balanchine. Scenery and costumes designed by H. M. Crayon
February 27, 1962, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Hamburg. Danced by Ballett der Hamburgischen Staatsoper. Conductor: Horst Stein
Larina, Maria v. Ilosvay; Tatiana, Melitta Muszely; Olga, Cvetka Ahlin; Filipevna, Ursula Boese; Eugen Onegin, Vladimir Ruzdak; Lensky, Heinz Hoppe; Count Gremin, Arnold van Mill; and others
Performance Type
See Also
Printed programs list no dances or dancers; the choreography included the ball scenes in Acts II and III.
Additional Productions
1971   Geneva Opera (Opera du Grand Theatre de Geneve—Switzerland)
Opera in Four Acts by Georges Bizet ACT II TAVERN SCENE BALLET
Georges Bizet
George Balanchine
October 10, 1948, New York City Opera, City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Danced by New York City Ballet. Conductor: Jean Morel
Maria Tallchief, Francisco Moncion, 2 women
Performance Type
Ballet for Opera
See Also
Balanchine’s first work for the New York City Ballet, which for two seasons served as resident ballet company for the New York City Opera.