Balanchine: New York City Ballet in Montreal, Vol.2 (DVD)
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    Balanchine: New York City Ballet in Montreal, Vol.2 (DVD)

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    This second volume of George Balanchine works danced by New York City Ballet includes three complete ballets: Concerto Barocco, starring Diana Adams, Tanaquil Le Clercq, and Jacques d’Amboise; Pas de Dix, which features principal dancers Maria Tallchief and André Eglevsky; and Agon, a work Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky created for NYCB in 1957. This historic performance – introduced by Balanchine himself – includes original cast members Diana Adams, Arthur Mitchell, Todd Bolender, and Roy Tobias. Rounding out the disc is a performance of the Grand pas de deux from The Nutcracker danced by Adams and Nicholas Magallanes.
    Black & White, 69 minutes, 4:3, NTSC (Playable all regions)

    CONCERTO BAROCCO
    Choreography by George Balanchine
    Music by J.S. Bach (Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043)
    Principal Dancers: Diana Adams, Tanaquil Le Clercq, Jacques d’Amboise
    Corps de ballet: Ann Crowell, Constance Garfield, Carolyn George, Irene Larsson, Patricia Savoia, and Barbara Walczak
    Orchestre de Radio-Canada
    Solo violinists: Henryk Szeryng, Noël Brunet
    Arthur Davison, conductor
    (Telecast of January 19, 1956)

    PAS DE DIX
    Choreography by George Balanchine, after Petipa’s Raymonda
    Music by Alexander Glazunov
    Principal Dancers: Maria Tallchief, André Eglevsky
    Soloists: Barbara Fallis, Barbara Milberg, Ruth Sobotka, Barbara Walczak, Shaun O’Brien, Richard Rapp, Roland Vazquez, Jonathan Watts
    Orchestre de Radio-Canada
    Jean Deslauriers, conductor
    (Telecast of November 5, 1957)

    AGON (introduced by Balanchine)
    Choreography by George Balanchine
    Music by Igor Stravinsky
    Diana Adams, Violette Verdy, Jillana, Francia Russell, Todd Bolender, Arthur Mitchell, Richard Rapp, Roy Tobias, Susan Borree, Carole Fields, and Marlene Mesavage
    Orchestre de Radio-Canada
    Robert Irving, conductor
    (Telecast of March 10, 1960)

    Grand pas de deux from THE NUTCRACKER
    Choreography by George Balanchine
    Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Diana Adams, Nicholas Magallanes