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393. PAVANE



Music: By Maurice Ravel (Pavane pour une Infante Défunte for piano, 1899; orchestral version, 1911).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Lighting by Ronald Bates.

Premiere: May 29, 1975, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Irving.

Cast: Patricia McBride.

Note: Included in the Ravel Festival. A lament, choreographed for a solo dancer and a piece of chiffon she holds. (See FESTIVALS DIRECTED BY BALANCHINE.)

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