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Bourée Fantasque

Repertory Archive

Bourée Fantasque

Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier (Marche Joveuse, Bourree Fantasque, Intermezzo from Gwendoline, Fete Polonaise)
Costumes after Karinska
Lighting by David K.H. Elliott

World Premiere

New York City Ballet
December 1, 1949
City Center 55 Street Theater
New York, New York

Tanaquil LeClerq, Jerome Robbins (1st movement)
Maria Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes (2nd movement)
Janet Reed, Herbert Bliss (3rd movement)

ABT Premiere

December 8, 1981
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Martine van Hamel, Danilo Radojevic (1st movement)
Susan Jaffe, Ross Stretton (2nd movement)
Kristine Elliott, Charles Maple (3rd movement)