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Metastaseis and Pithoprakta

Metastaseis and Pithoprakta is a ballet by New York City Ballet co-founder and balletmaster George Balanchine to two orchestral works by Iannis Xenakis (Metastaseis, written 1953–54, and Pithoprakta, written 1955–56). The premiere took place January 18, 1968, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center with lighting designed by Ronald Bates.

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original

  • Metastaseis
  • Pithoprakta

revivals

Suzanne Farrell Ballet

  • Pithoprakta
Washington DC 2007
New York City Center 2008 Fall for Dance festival

Articles

  • Washington Post, November 16, 2007

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