Celebration, cassette 1Additional title: Diversion of angels (Choreographic work : Graham)Additional title: Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokine)Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Petit)Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Ashton)
NamesMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Event place)Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Dancer)Dupond, Patrick, 1959- (Dancer)Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 (Dancer)Gil, Jean Charles (Dancer)Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Performer)Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Performer)Robbins, Jerome (Performer)Jeppesen, Lis (Dancer)Villumsen, Arne (Dancer)Schermerhorn, Kenneth (Conductor)Graham, Martha (Choreographer)Graham, Martha (Costume designer)Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Choreographer)Saddler, Donald (Restager)Large, Brian (Director)Hermann, Jane (Producer)Wechsler, Gil (Lighting designer)Martha Graham Dance Company (Production company)Kongelige Danske ballet (Production company)Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Producer)
Celebration: 100 years of performing arts at the Metropolitan Opera
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1984-05-13Place: New York, NY
Table of ContentsDiversion of angels / choreography and costumes: Martha Graham ; music: Norman Dello Joio ; danced by the Martha Graham Dance Company: Peggy Lyman, George White, Jr., Takako Asakawa, Peter Sparling, Thea Barnes, Steve Rooks, Larry White, and corps -- Five Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan / choreography: Frederick Ashton ; music: Johannes Brahms ; pianist: Philip Gammon ; dancer: Lynn Seymour -- Le spectre de la rose / choreography: Michel Fokine ; music: Carl Maria von Weber ; dancers: Patrick Dupond, Lillian Gish -- The nutcracker (Hoffmann's solo) / choreography: Roland Petit ; music: Tchaikovsky ; dancer: Jean-Charles Gil -- Romeo and Juliet (Balcony scene) / choreography: Frederick Ashton ; music: Sergei Prokofiev ; dancers: Lis Jeppesen, Arne Villumsen -- Cameo appearances: Alexandra Danilova; Frederic Franklin; Jerome Robbins.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 5002Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-700
TopicsMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) -- Anniversaries, etc
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY847040653-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160702Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 40d1cb50-af67-0134-8026-00505686a51c
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