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Flames of Paris

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Flames of Paris

(pas de deux)

Choreography by David Holmes and Anna-Marie Holmes
From the Original by Vasily Vainonen
Music by Boris Asafiev
Costumes by Marcos Paredes
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere

(complete four-act ballet)
Leningrad-Kirov Ballet
November 7, 1932
Kirov Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Leningrad, Russia

Cast:
Galina Ulanova (Mirelle de Poitiers)
Vakhtang Chabukiani (Jerome)

United States Premiere

Bolshoi Ballet
April 23, 1959
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Ekaterina Maximova
Gennadi Lediakh

ABT Premiere

December 31, 1972
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Eleanor D’Antuono
John Prinz

ABT New York Premiere

January 13, 1973
City Center 55 Street Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Eleanor D’Antuono
John Prinz