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Afternoon of a Faun

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Afternoon of a Faun

Choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky
Music by Claude Debussy
Staged by Elizabeth Schooling
Scenery and Costumes by Nicholas Georgiadis
after original by Léon Bakst
Lighting by David K.H. Elliott

World Premiere

(this production)
February 3, 1981
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Los Angeles, California

Cast:
Michaela Hughes (Nymph)
George de la Pena (Faun)

New York Premiere

(this production)
April 23, 1981
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Chrisa Keramidas (Nymph)
George de la Pena (Faun)