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263. LA MORT DU CYGNE



Music: By Camille Saint-Saëns (Le Cygne [cello solo] from Le Carnaval des Animaux: Fantaisie Zoologique for small orchestra, 1886).

Choreography: Choreographed by Michel Fokine (1907); staged by George Balanchine.

Premiere: June 20, 1949, Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas, Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam.

Cast: Tamara Toumanova.

Note: Performed at the Holland Festival, 1949.

See also: 16  

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