La sonnambula (Balanchine)

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La sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) is a ballet by the co-founder and ballet master of New York City Ballet, George Balanchine, made to Vittorio Rieti's music using themes from the operas of Vincenzo Bellini including La Sonnambula, Norma, I Puritani and I Capuleti e i Montecchi (1830–35) and with costumes by Karinska. The premiere took place with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo on Wednesday, 27 February 1946, at City Center of Music and Drama, New York; the City Ballet premiere was on 6 January 1965.




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  • Playbill, New York City Ballet, Friday, 20 June 2008
  • Repertory Week, New York City Ballet, Spring Season, 2008 repertory, week 8


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