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La Sylphide

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La Sylphide


Choreography by Harald Lander
From the Original by August Bournonville
Music by Hermann Lovenskjold
Additional Music by Edgar Cosma
Scenery and Costumes by Robert O'Hearn

World Premiere

Le Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas
December 9, 1953
Theatre de l’Empire
Paris, France

Cast:
Rosella Hightower
Serge Golovine

ABT Premiere

November 11, 1964
Municipal Auditiorium
San Antonio, Texas

Cast:
Toni Lander (Sylphide)
Royes Fernandez (James)
Christine Mayer (Effie)
Basil Thompson (Gurn)
Rosanna Seravalli (Madge)
Eliot Feld, William Glassman (Two Farmboys)
Ted Kivitt (First Variation)

ABT New York Premiere

March 18, 1965
New York State Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Toni Lander (Sylphide)
Royes Fernandez (James)
Christine Mayer (Effie)
Basil Thompson (Gurn)
Rosanna Seravalli (Madge)
Eliot Feld, William Glassman (Two Farmboys)
Ted Kivitt (First Variation)