The Five Gifts

Choreography by: William Dollar

Music by: Erno Dohnanyi

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Variations on a Nursery Rhyme, for orchestra and piano concertante, Op. 25 (1913). Based on a story by Mark Twain ("The Five Boons of Life")
1943, American Concert Ballet
NYC Ballet Premiere
January 20, 1953, City Center of Music and Drama
NYC Ballet Original Cast
Todd Bolender, Melissa Hayden, Carolyn George, Jillana, Patricia Wilde, Irene Larsson, Jacques d'Amboise
Costumes by
Esteban Franc├ęs