Le Baiser de La Fée

Choreography by: George Balanchine

Music by: Igor Stravinsky

An abstraction of a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Stravinsky’s colorfully playful yet foreboding divertimento sets the stage for Balanchine’s fleet-footed choreography.

Retitled The Fairy's Kiss in 1950.

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Le Baiser de La Fée (1928)
April 27, 1937, American Ballet, Metropolitan Opera, New York
Original Cast
Kathryn Mullowny, Gisella Caccialanza, Leda Anchutina, William Dollar, Annabelle Lyon

Costumes by
Alice Halicka
Set by
Alice Halicka