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Balanchine DVD Volume 1

Balanchine DVD Volume 1

This Balanchine DVD includes Orpheus and Serenade danced by the New York City Ballet in Montreal.

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Beginning in 1954, and continuing over the next twenty-five years, principals, soloists, and corps of the New York City Ballet travelled to the television studios of Radio-Canada in Montreal to present core works of their repertoire, under the guidance of the company's Artistic Director and co-founder George Balanchine. This first release in VAI's historic series features two of Balanchine's most important works, Serenade and Orpheus, performed by an ensemble of lengendary NYCB dancers. Balanchine himself appears on screen to introduce Orpheus, which features Nicholas Magallanes and Francisco Moncion dancing the roles they created in the 1948 premiere.



Choreography: George Balanchine

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Dancers: Diana Adams, Patricia Wilde, Yvonne Mounsey, Jacques d'Amboise, Herbert Bliss

Corp de ballet of New York City Ballet 1957



Choreography: George Balanchine

Music: Igor Stravinsky

Dancers: Nicholas Magallanes, Violette Verdy, Francisco Moncion, Roy Tobias, Judith Green 

Corp de ballet of New York City Ballet 1960


Picture: 4:3 B&W

Running Time: 59 mins

Sound: Mono

Subtitles: EN

Region code: 0

Year: 1957/60


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