Opus 19/The Dreamer

Choreography by: Jerome Robbins

Music by: Sergei Prokofiev

Originally choreographed in 1979 for Mikhail Baryshnikov and Patricia McBride, Jerome Robbins’ Opus 19/The Dreamer focuses on the male protagonist’s elusive interactions with his ethereal counterpart. The ballet for 14 dancers is set to Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, which premiered in 1923 and has become one of the most beloved works for violin in the classical repertory.



Originally choreographed in 1979 for Mikhail Baryshnikov and Patricia McBride, Jerome Robbins’ Opus 19/The Dreamer focuses on the male protagonist’s elusive interactions with his ethereal counterpart. The ballet for 14 dancers is set to Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, which premiered in 1923 and has become one of the most beloved works for violin in the classical repertory.


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Performances

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Credits

Music
Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major (1917)
Premiere
June 14, 1979, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater
Original Cast
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Patricia McBride

Length
21 Min.
Costumes by
Ben Benson
Lighting by
Ronald Bates