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Symphony in C

Symphony in C


Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Georges Bizet
Staged by Victoria Simon -2001, John Taras -2001
Costume Designs after Karinska
Lighting by Mark Stanley
Revival Staged by Merrill Ashley -2013, Stacy Caddell -2013

World Premiere

Under the title Le Palais de Cristal
Paris Opera Ballet
July 28, 1947
Paris Opera House
Paris, France

Cast:
Lycette Darsonval, Tamara Toumanova, Micheline Bardin, Madeleine Lafon, Alexandre Kalioujny, Roger Ritz, Michel Renault, Max Bozzoni

United States Premiere

Ballet Society
March 22, 1948
City Center
New York, New York

Cast:
Maria Tallchief, Tanaquil LeClercq, Beatrice Tompkins, Elise Reiman, Nicholas Magallanes, Francisco Moncion, Herbert Bliss, Lew Christensen

ABT Premiere

October 23, 2001
City Center
New York, New York

Cast:
Paloma Herrera, Ethan Stiefel, Nina Ananiashvili, Jose Manuel Carreño, Ashley Tuttle, Angel Corella, Sandra Brown, Sascha Radetsky

Revival Premiere

February 22, 2013
Hong Kong Cultural Center
Hong Kong, China

Cast:
Paloma Herrera, James Whiteside, Veronika Part, Cory Stearns, Isabella
Boylston, Daniil Simkin, Sarah Lane, Sascha Radetsky