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Persephone

Title
Persephone [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; staging by George Balanchine, John Taras, and Vera Zorina ; music by Igor Stravinsky ; text by André Gide.
Publication
1982.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (59 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Persephone (Choreographic work : Balanchine, Taras, and Zorina)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title and date from original container.
Credits (note)
  • Production design, Kermit Love.
Performer (note)
  • Vera Zorina (Persephone); Joseph Evans (Eumolpus); Karin von Aroldingen (spirit of Persephone); Mel Tomlinson (Pluto); Gen Horiuchi (Mercury); members of New York City Ballet (nymphs; shades of the underworld).
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of the Stravinsky Centennial Celebration, on June 18, 1982.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5243
Title
Persephone [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; staging by George Balanchine, John Taras, and Vera Zorina ; music by Igor Stravinsky ; text by André Gide.
Imprint
1982.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., as part of the Stravinsky Centennial Celebration, on June 18, 1982.
Credits
Production design, Kermit Love.
Performer
Danced by New York City Ballet.
Sung by members of the New York City Opera Chorus and The American Boychoir.
Cast
Vera Zorina (Persephone); Joseph Evans (Eumolpus); Karin von Aroldingen (spirit of Persephone); Mel Tomlinson (Pluto); Gen Horiuchi (Mercury); members of New York City Ballet (nymphs; shades of the underworld).
Performer
Conductor: Robert Craft.
Summary
Recorded at the ballet's premiere.
Local Subject
Literature and dance.
Added Author
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Taras, John, choreographer.
Zorina, Vera, choreographer, dancer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Perséphone.
Gide, André, 1869-1951. Perséphone.
Love, Kermit. Designer. Costume designer
Craft, Robert. Conductor
Evans, Joseph. Singer
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018, dancer.
Tomlinson, Mel, dancer.
Horiuchi, Gen, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
New York City Opera. Chorus.
American Boychoir.
Added Title
Persephone (Choreographic work : Balanchine, Taras, and Zorina)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5243
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