Perséphone

Choreography by: George Balanchine, John Taras, and Vera Zorina

Music by: Igor Stravinsky

Performances

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Credits

Music
Persephone (1933), a melodrame in three scenes for tenor narrator, mixed chorus, children's choir and orchestra, commissioned by Ida Rubinstein. Text by André Gide.
Premiere
June 18, 1982, New York City Ballet, Stravinksy Centennial Celebration, New York State Theater
Original Cast
Vera Zorina, Karin von Aroldingen, Mel A. Tomlinson, Gen Horiuchi

Costumes by
Kermit Love
Set by
Kermit Love
Lighting by
Ronald Bates