Metropolitan Opera House October 8 to November 5 S Hurok Presents Fall Victory Season of Russian Ballet by the Ballet Theatre 1950

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Metropolitan Opera House October 8 to November 5 [1950] S. Hurok Presents Fall Victory Season of Russian Ballet by the Ballet Theatre with Massine, Gollner, Kaye, Laing, Chase, Hightower, Petroff, Karnilova, Romanoff, J. Reed, Tudor, Kriza, Alonso, Orloff, Robbins, Lang, R. Reed. Guest Artists: Anton Dolin, Riabouchinska, Youskevitch, Lichine, Eglevsky, Argentinita, Pilar Lopez & Co. and by Special Arrangement Tamara Toumanova. Antal Dorati, Musical Director, Mois Zlatin, Associate Director.

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[American Ballet Theatre] Metropolitan Opera House October 8 to November 5 S. Hurok Presents Fall Victory Season of Russian Ballet by the Ballet Theatre with Massine, Gollner, Kaye, Laing, Chase, Hightower, Petroff, Karnilova, Romanoff, J. Reed, Tudor, Kriza, Alonso, Orloff, Robbins, Lang, R. Reed. Guest Artists: Anton Dolin, Riabouchinska, Youskevitch, Lichine, Eglevsky, Argentinita, Pilar Lopez & Co. and by Special Arrangement Tamara Toumanova. Antal Dorati, Musical Director, Mois Zlatin, Associate Director. A snake-broadside 79 cm x 7 cm announcing the repertory for performances at the Metropolitan Opera from October 8 to November 5, [1950]. While there is no year published on this broadside, George Balanchine’s Waltz Academy had its world and New York premieres on October 5 and 11, 1944 respectively, and Pas de Deux had its premiere on April 9, 1946 featuring Alicia Alonso and Andre Eglevsky. Sunday fell on October 8 and 22 only in 1950 and 1944. This surviving snake-broadside is folded and in pristine condition. Blue ink on cream paper. A rare surviving ephemeral document, listing the repertory and legendary dancers of Ballet Theatre in the years immediately following World War II.

 

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