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Celebration, cassette 2
Additional title: Taming of the shrew (Choreographic work : Cranko)
Additional title: Manon (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia and F after Coralli and Perrot)
Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Event place)
Haydée, Marcia (Dancer)
Cragun, Richard (Dancer)
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)
Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
Sibley, Antoinette (Dancer)
Wall, David (Dancer)
Alonso, Alicia, 1921- (Choreographer)
Esquivel, Jorge (Dancer)
Kain, Karen (Dancer)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Choreographer)
Cranko, John (Choreographer)
MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)
Saddler, Donald (Restager)
Wechsler, Gil (Lighting designer)
Schermerhorn, Kenneth (Conductor)
Large, Brian (Director)
Hermann, Jane (Producer)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Producer)
Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Dancer)
Alonso, Alicia, 1921- (Dancer)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)

Celebration: 100 years of performing arts at the Metropolitan Opera

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984-05-13
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
The taming of the shrew (Act II pas de deux) / choreography: John Cranko ; music: Kurt-Heinz Stolze after Domenico Scarlatti ; dancers: Marcia Haydée, Richard Cragun -- Acte de présence / choreography: Frederick Ashton ; music: Tchaikovsky ; dancers: Frederick Ashton, Margot Fonteyn -- Manon (Act I pas de deux) / choreography: Kenneth MacMillan ; music: Jules Massenet ; dancers: Antoinette Sibley, David Wall -- Giselle (Act II pas de deux) / choreography: Alicia Alonso, after Coralli and Perrot ; music: Adolphe Adam ; dancers: Alicia Alonso, Jorge Esquivel -- The sleeping beauty (Act III pas de deux) / choreography: Rudolph Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; music: Tchaikovsky ; dancers: Karen Kain, Rudolf Nureyev.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5003
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-700
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) -- Anniversaries, etc
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Producer: Jane Hermann. Conductor: Kenneth Schermerhorn. Lighting: Gil Wechsler. Staging: Donald Saddler. Director: Brian Large. Script: Gerald Fitzgerald.
Venue: Taped in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House May 13, 1984. A WNET-TV and Metropolitan Opera presentation of a gala performance celebrating 100 years of performing arts at the Metropolitan Opera.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (45 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847040665-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160703
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ec96f80-af69-0134-715f-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1984: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Celebration" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Celebration" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Celebration Retrieved from

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