Search Catalogue


Aaron Copland's Rodeo at American Ballet Theatre

Now Playing: High Quality 16:9 (480x270, 820Kbps)
Play Medium Quality 16:9 (320x180, 400kbps)

Views: 2786

On October 16, 1942, the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo premiered Agnes de Mille's Rodeo at the Metropolitan Opera House. Frederic Franklin was cast as the Champion Roper in the original production opposite Agnes de Mille as the Cowgirl.

This Fall, American Ballet Theatre celebrates the 70th Anniversary of de Mille's famous Western love story with a special anniversary performance of Rodeo on October 16 at New York City Center - 70 years to the day of Rodeo's World Premiere. Here, Frederic Franklin recounts that first performance and discusses a notable turning point in Rodeo's creation.

Rodeo will be performed on October 16, 18 and 20 as part of ABT's 2012 Fall Season at New York City Center.

Featured Clips

Turnage on Turnage

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 9736

van der Aa on van der Aa

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 19079

Michel van der Aa on Sunken Garden

Source: English National Opera

Views: 4371

Benjamin Britten: A Video Introduction

Source: Britten-Pears Foundation

Views: 6137

The Gospel According to the Other Mary

Source: Los Angeles Philharmonic

Views: 6439

FAQ | Contact Us | Links | About Us | Shop Directory | Careers | Terms of use | RSS Index