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350. PAS DE DEUX AND DIVERTISSEMENT



Music: By Léo Delibes (excerpts from La Source [Naïla], 1866, and Sylvia, ou la Nymphe de Diane, 1876).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Costumes by Karinska. Lighting by David Hays.

Premiere: January 14, 1965, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Irving.

Cast: VALSE LENTE AND PAS DE DEUX: Melissa Hayden, André Prokovsky; ALLEGRO VIVACE: Suki Schorer, 8 women; VARIATION: Prokovsky; PIZZICATI: Hayden; VALSE DES FLEURS: Entire cast.

Note: VALSE LENTE AND PAS DE DEUX was originally choreographed for the New York City Ballet in 1950, titled Sylvia: Pas de Deux [273]. In 1969, the ALLEGRO VIVACE and VALSE DES FLEURS were incorporated into La Source [364], choreographed for the New York City Ballet.

See also: 36   *273   274   364   387  

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