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389. SONATINE



Music: By Maurice Ravel (1906).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Lighting by Ronald Bates.

Premiere: May 15, 1975, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Pianist: . Madeleine Malraux. (Preview: Annual New York City Ballet Gala Benefit, May 14.)

Cast: Violette Verdy, Jean-Pierre Bonnefous.

Note: Sonatine was first presented as the opening work of the Ravel Festival of the New York City Ballet which included the premieres of eight Balanchine works [389-396]. (See FESTIVALS DIRECTED BY BALANCHINE.)

Video/DVD: 2005, Films du Prieuré, Violette et Mr. B (excerpt).

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