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For World Ballet Day, we share this ballet Merce Cunningham very much admired, George Balanchine’s “Agon,” with the original cast he would have seen.
Diana Adams and Arthur Mitchell in George Balanchine’s “Agon” (1957). Adams and Mitchell danced the premiere for the New York City Ballet on December 1, 1957. Music by Igor Stravinsky. Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust.