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Kettentanz

6 Couples, Pas De Deux, Pas De Trois, Female Solo

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A classical salute to Old Vienna’s balls and weingartens. A signature work of Arpino showcasing a diversity of technique in nine sections.

“…The ballet unfolds with a youthful zest that belongs to all time.”

—Clive Barnes, New York Post

“…His loveliest ballet… Arpino has blithely soared above the music to create a suite of tender miniatures…”

—Doris Hering, Dance Magazine

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Choreography:

Gerald Arpino

Music:

Johann Strauss Sr., Johann Mayer

Costume Design:

Joe Eula

Lighting Design:

Thomas Skelton

Premiere:

Sep 7, 1971

Running Time:

32 minutes

Number of Dancers:

12 (6 female, 6 male)

Sets:

No