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411. DIDO AND AENEAS


Opera in a Prologue and Three Acts by Henry Purcell
PANTOMIME


Choreography: By Peter Martins. Pantomime scenes directed by Frank Corsaro in collaboration with George Balanchine.

Premiere: April 8, 1979, New York City Opera, New York State Theater. Danced by students of the School of American Ballet. Conductor: Cal Stewart Kellogg.

Cast: Attendants to Dido, 8 girls; Attendants to Aeneas, 4 boys; Witches, Sailors, Animals, Torch Bearers.

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