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Ballet in one act with choreography by Cranko, music by Theodorakis, and design by Rufino Tamayo. Premiered 19 Oct. 1959 by the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden, London, with Beriosova, Burne, and MacLeary. This adaptation of Sophocles' tragedy was revived for Stuttgart Ballet in 1961. Other Antigone ballets include those by Gioia (Venice, 1790), G. Galzerani (Milan, 1825), and Sokolow (mus. Chávez, c.1940).

Subjects: Dance.


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