ALEKO

Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky (Trio in A Minor)
Ballet by Leonide Massine and Marc Chagall
Libretto inspired by Pushkin's poem Gypsies
Choreography by Leonide Massine
Orchestrated by Erno Rapee
Scenery and costumes by Marc Chagall
Artistic collaboration: Henry Clifford
Lighting by Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.

World Premiere:Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 7/12/68
Original cast: Lupe Serrano (Zemphira), Royes Fernandez (Aleko), Bruce Marks (Young Gypsy), Richard Gain (Zemphira's Father), Rosanna Seravalli (Fortune Teller)

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