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The Beloved

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The Beloved

Choreography by Bronislava Nijinska
Arranged by Darius Milhaud
Music by Franz Schubert and Franz Liszt
Libretto by Alexandre Benois
Scenery and Costumes by Nicholas de Molas

World Premiere

(under the title La Bien-Aimee)
Ida Rubinstein Ballet
November 22, 1928
Theatre National de l’Opera
Paris, France

Cast:
Ida Rubinstein
Anatole Vilzak

ABT Premiere

October 24, 1941
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Mexico City, Mexico

Cast:
Alicia Markova (The Beloved)
Anton Dolin (The Musician)
Lucia Chase, Sono Osato (Grisettes)
Yurek Lazowsky, Dimitri Romanoff (Students)
Jeanette Lauret (The Lioness)
George Skibine (Evil)