Liebeslieder Walzer

by George Balanchine 1960

Music: Johannes Brahms (Liebeslieder, Op. 52, 1869, and Neue Liebeslieder, Op. 65, 1874, waltzes for piano duet and vocal quartet, all set to poems by Friedrich Daumer, except the last, by Goethe)

Choreography: George Balanchine

Scenery and lighting: David Hays

Costumes: Karinska

World premiere: 22 November 1960, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York

Ballet in two scenes

The Royal Ballet

Premiere: 19 April 1979, The Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Set designer: David Hays

Lighting designer: Ronald Bates

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