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110. LES AMOURS DU POÈTE


Comedy with Music in Five Acts by René Blum and G. Delaquys
ACT III SONG, LE PAUVRE PIERRE


Music: By Robert Schumann ('Chopin' section of Carnaval, Op. 9, no. 3, 1834-35).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Scenery by Alphonse Visconti and Georges Geerts. Costumes by Georgette Vialet.

Premiere: January 5, 1932, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo [group], Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Danced by members of Ballets [Russes] de Monte-Carlo. Conductor: Marc-César Scotto.

Cast: 4 women, 2 men.

Note: Balanchine's first work as ballet master of the company that was to become Les Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo. The play is about the poet Heinrich Heine; the chief characters in the song choreographed by Balanchine are lady admirers of the poet.

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