Le Chant du Rossignol by George Balanchine

Scope and Content

Press releases, copy drawings, and an invitation for Matisse/Picasso et Le Danse.

Administrative / Biographical History

Le Chant de Rossignol was originally choreographed by George Balanchine in 1925 for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes with music by Stravinsky and sets by Matisse. First reconstructed and filmed in 1995 for the Balanchine Archive. It was also performed by Les Ballets de Monte Carlo at the Holland Festival, Den Haag 1999. On 14 May 2004 the Linbury Theatre at Covent Garden presented a programme on the reconstruction.