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Three-Cornered Hat


Choreography by Leonide Massine
Music by Manuel De Falla
Libretto by Martinez Sierra after a story of Pedro Antonio de Alarcon
Scenery and Costumes by Pablo Picasso

World Premiere

(under the title Le Tricorne)
Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes
July 22, 1919
Alhambra Theatre
London, England

Cast:
Leonide Massine
Tamara Karsavina
Leon Woizikowski
Alice Alanova
Stanislas Idzikowski

ABT Premiere

April 11, 1943
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Leonide Massine (Miller)
Argentinita (Miller’s Wife)
Simon Semenoff (Governor)
Virginia Wilcox (Governor’s Wife)
Michael Kidd (Dandy)