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The Sphinx

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The Sphinx

Choreography by David Lichine
Music by Henri Sauguet
Libretto by Boris Kochno
Scenery and Costumes by Christian Berard

World Premiere

(under the title La Rencontre)
Les Ballets des Champs-Élysées
November 8, 1948
Theâtre des Champs-Élysées
Paris, France

Cast:
Leslie Caron, Jean Babilee, Helene Sadovska, Michele Hoffer, Alexandra Hirschler

ABT Premiere

April 21, 1955
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Nora Kaye (Sphinx)
Igor Youskevitch (Oedipus)
Sharon Enoch, Joan Fisher, Leslie Franzos (Women)