Ballo della Regina

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Ballo della Regina is a ballet choreographed by George Balanchine, set to music of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Don Carlos.[1] Its premiere performance was on January 12, 1978, by the New York City Ballet at New York State Theater in Lincoln Center.[1] [2]

The work is noted for the high degree of technical difficulties it presents for the female lead.[2] [3] [4] Ballo della Regina was featured in an Emmy-winning PBS performance entitled Balanchine: Dance in America - Ballo della Regina - Steadfast Tin Soldier - Elegie - Tschaikovsky.[5]

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