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Dark Elegies

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Dark Elegies


Choreography and Libretto by Antony Tudor
Music by Gustav Mahler (Kindertotenlieder)
Scenery and Costumes by Nadia Benois
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal

World Premiere

Ballet Rambert
February 19, 1937
Duchess Theatre
London, England

Cast:
Peggy van Praagh, Maude Lloyd, Antony Tudor, Walter Gore, Agnes de Mille, Hugh Laing

ABT Premiere

January 24, 1940
The Center Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Nina Stroganova (first song)
Miriam Golden, Antony Tudor (second song)
Hugh Laing (third song)
Lucia Chase (fourth song)
Dimitri Romanoff (fifth song)