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La Sylphide

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La Sylphide

(The Sylph of the Highlands)


Choreography after August Bournonville
Staged by Erik Bruhn
Music by Hermann Lovenskjold
Scenery and Costumes by Desmond Heeley
Lighting by David K.H. Elliott

World Premiere

February 3, 1983
Miami Beach Theater of the Performing Arts
Miami Beach, Florida

Cast:
Marianna Tcherkassky (Sylphide)
Fernando Bujones (James)
Lisa Rinehart (Effie)
Gregory Osborne (Gurn)
Ruth Mayer (Madge)

New York Premiere

May 24, 1983
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Marianna Tcherkassky (Sylphide)
Fernando Bujones (James)
Lisa Rinehart (Effie)
Gregory Osborne (Gurn)
Erik Bruhn (Madge)