Monumentum Pro Gesualdo

by George Balanchine 1960

Music: Igor Stravinsky (three madrigals by Gesualdo, recomposed for instruments, 1960)

Choreography: George Balanchine

Scenery and lighting: David Hays (1960)

Lighting: Ronald Bates (1974)

World premiere: 16 November 1960, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York

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