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The Awakening Pas de Deux

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The Awakening Pas de Deux

The Sleeping Beauty, from Act II


Choreography by Frederick Ashton
Staged by Grant Coyle
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Costumes by Lila De Nobili

World Premiere

The Sleeping Beauty
(Full production)
The Royal Ballet
December 17, 1968
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London, England

Cast:
Antoinette Sibley (Princess Aurora)
Donald MacLeary (Prince Florimund)

United States Premiere

The Sleeping Beauty
(Full production)
The Royal Ballet
May 1, 1969
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Antoinette Sibley (Princess Aurora)
Donald MacLeary (Prince Florimund)

World Premiere

(pas de deux)
Tribute to Sir Frederick Ashton Gala
July 24, 1970
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London, England

Cast:
Antoinette Sibley (Princess Aurora)
Anthony Dowell (Prince Florimund)

ABT Premiere

May 17, 2010
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Paloma Herrera (Princess Aurora)
Cory Stearns (Prince Florimund)