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Orpheus

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Orpheus - Ballet by John Neumeier

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Balanchine's "Orpheus"

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Orpheus Ballet Performace.mov

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Orpheus & Eurydice by Ballet National de Marseille

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Orpheus Ballet Performance Sequence.mov

Orpheus is a thirty-minute neoclassical ballet in three tableaux composed by Igor Stravinsky in collaboration with choreographer George Balanchine in Hollywood, California in 1947. The work was commissioned by the Ballet Society, which Balanchine founded together with Lincoln Kirstein and of which he was Artistic Director. Sets and costumes were created by Isamu Noguchi.
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