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Capriccio Espagnol

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Capriccio Espagnol

Choreography by Leonide Massine
In collaboration with Argentinita
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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
May 4, 1939
Theatre de Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo, Monaco

Cast:
Argentinita
Alexandra Danilova
Leonide Massine
Michel Panaieff

ABT Premiere

January 28, 1943
War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco, California

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)