Glazounov Pas de Deux

Choreography by: Damian Woetzel

Music by: Alexander Glazounov

Alexander Glazounov (1865-1936), a student of Rimsky-Korsakov, was director of the St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music from 1906 to 1917. It was during his tenure there that he was called to the Maryinsky to play piano for a rehearsal of Raymonda; Balanchine was one of the dancers present. Besides ballets, Glazounov composed eight symphonies, a piano concerto, a violin concerto, chamber music, and orchestral tone poems.

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Glazounov Pas de Deux
July 16, 1994, New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Original Cast
Kyra Nichols, Igor Zelensky

10 min.