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La sonnambula [Wide shot]
Additional title: Night shadow (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Saland, Stephanie (Dancer)
Zieminch, Erlends (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
LeBlanc, Sherri (Dancer)
Ringer, Jenifer (Dancer)
Higgins, Arch (Dancer)
Ritter, Alexander (Dancer)
Killian, Katrina (Dancer)
Edwards, Jeffrey (Dancer)
Gold, Tom (Dancer)
Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Rieti, Vittorio, 1898-1994 (Composer)
Bellini, Vincenzo, 1935- (Composer)
Vaës, Alain (Designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-05-13
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4277A
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Vittorio Rieti (after themes of Vincenzo Bellini)
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes, Alain Vaës ; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Stephanie Saland (the coquette), Erlends Zieminch (the baron), Peter Boal (the poet), Heather Watts (the sleepwalker), with Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Romy Karz, Dena Kinstlinger, Margo Krody, Janey McGeary, Catherine Ryan, Santhe Tsetsilas, Deborah Wingert, Charles Anderson, James Fayette, Espen Giljane, Russell Kaiser, Andrew Robertson, Sean Savoye, Gordon Stevens, and Runsheng Ying ; divertissements performed by Sherri LeBlanc, Jenifer Ringer, Arch Higgins, and Alexander Ritter (pastorale) ; Katrina Killian and Jeffrey Edwards (pas de deux) ; and Tom Gold (Harlequin).
Performers: Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 13, 1993, during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Wide shot version ; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-4277B.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (37 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175963
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0b1ff10-e35f-0130-8732-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La sonnambula [Wide shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La sonnambula [Wide shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). La sonnambula [Wide shot] Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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La sonnambula [Wide shot]