DONIZETTI VARIATIONS

Music by Gaetano Donizetti, from his opera Don Sebastian
Choreography by George Balanchine
Costumes by Karinska
Lighting by David K. H. Elliott

World Premiere: New York City Ballet, City Center 55 Street Theatre, New York, on a Salute to Italy night in honor of the centennial celebration of the unification of Italy, 11/16/60
Original Cast: Melissa Hayden, Jonathan Watts
ABT Premiere: Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., 12/18/84
Cast: Cynthia Harvey, Fernando Bujones


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