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Diana and Acteon

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Diana and Acteon

(pas de deux)


Choreography by Rudolf Nureyev from original by and Agrippina Vaganova
Music by Césare Pugni
Arranged by John Lanchbery
Costumes by Marcos Paredes
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere

(for new production of Esmeralda)
Leningrad-Kirov Ballet
April 3, 1935
Kirov Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Leningrad, Russua

Cast:
Galina Ulanova
Vakhtang Chabukiani

United States Premiere

Bolshoi Ballet
September 20, 1962
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Nina Sorokina
Mikhail Lavrovsky

World Premiere

(Nureyev’s staging – taping for TV)

July 10, 1963
NBC Color Studios
Brooklyn, New York

Cast:
Svetlana Beriosova
Rudolf Nureyev

ABT Premiere

July 3, 1973
New York State Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Eleanor D’Antuono
Ted Kivitt