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273. SYLVIA: PAS DE DEUX



Music: By Léo Delibes (from Sylvia, ou la Nymphe de Diane, produced 1876 [Act I VALSE LENTE and Act III pas de deux]).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Costumes by Karinska.

Premiere: December 1, 1950, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Conductor: Leon Barzin.

Cast: Maria Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes.

Note: A grand pas de deux in the French style, with entrée, adagio, two solos, and coda. In 1965, incorporated (with minor changes) into Pas de Deux and Divertissement [350], choreographed for the New York City Ballet. The male variation is reproduced in the Balanchine-Danilova Coppélia [387], Act III (PEACE pas de deux).

Video/DVD: 1999, Kultur, American Ballet Theatre at the Met [1984].

Archival Video:George Balanchine Foundation Interpreters Archive (ballerina solo), 1997.

See also: 36   350   387  

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