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Repertory Archive


Choreography by Herbert Ross
Music by Bela Bartok (Contrasts for Piano, Clarinet and Violin)
Libretto by based on Goya's commentaries to his series of etchings Caprichos
Scenery and Costumes by John Ward
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal

World Premiere

Choreographer’s Workshop
January 29, 1950
Hunter College Playhouse
New York, New York

Herbert Ross
Gina Snyder
Alice Temkin
Dorothy Hill
Ilona Murai
Emy St. Just

ABT Premiere

April 26, 1950
The Center Theater
New York, New York

I. Charlyne Baker, Jenny Workman
II. Nana Gollner, Eric Braun, Peter Gladke
III. John Kriza, Ruth Ann Koesun
IV. Mary Burr, Jack Beaber, Scott Douglas, Vernon Lusby, Ralph McWilliams