Balanchine Catalogue Archive
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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
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
Printed programs list no dances or dancers; the choreography included the ball scenes in Acts II and III.
Opera in Four Acts by Georges Bizet ACT II TAVERN SCENE BALLET
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
Ballet for Opera
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.