CAPRICCIO ESPAGNOL

Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Choreography by Leonide Massine, in collaboration with Argentinita
Libretto by Leonide Massine
Scenery and costumes by Mariano Andreu (same as those originally designed for Fokine's 1937 ballet Jota Aragonesa)

World Premiere: Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Theatre de Monte Carlo, Monaco, 5/4/39
Original Cast: Argentinita, Alexandra Danilova, Leonide Massine, Michel Panaieff
ABT Premiere: War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California,1/28/43
Cast: Miriam Golden, Donald Saddler (Variation), Margaret Banks, Galina Razoumova (Alborado), Nora Kaye, Leonide Massine (Gypsy scene and songs), Lucia Chase, Yurek Lazowsky, Nora Kaye, Leonide Massine (Asturian Fandango)


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