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Les Sylphides

Les Sylphides


Choreography by Michel Fokine
Music by Frédéric Chopin
Orchestrated by Benjamin Britten
Costumes by Lucinda Ballard
Scenery by Alexandre Benois
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere

Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes
June 2, 1909
Théâtre du Châtelet
Paris, France

Cast:
Anna Pavlova
Tamara Karsavina
Vaslav Nijinsky
Alexandra Baldina

United States Premiere

Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes
January 20, 1916
Century Theatre
New York, New York

Cast:
Lydia Lopoukhova
Lubov Tchernicheva
Xenia Maclezova
Adolph Bolm

ABT Premiere

January 11, 1940
Center Theatre
New York, New York

Cast:
Karen Conrad
Nina Stroganova
Lucia Chase
William Dollar