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Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux

Repertory Archive

Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux

Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky (original music for the pas de deux from Act III of Swan Lake)
Costumes by Karinska
Lighting by Ronald Bates

World Premiere

New York City Ballet
March 29, 1960
City Center 55 Street Theater
New York, New York

Violette Verdy
Conrad Ludlow

ABT Premiere

August 11, 1970
The Public Square, Festival
Santander, Spain

Mimi Paul
Bruce Marks

ABT New York Premiere

Million Dollar Celebration Gala
April 30, 1979
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Natalia Makarova
Patrick Bissell