Agon

The ballet `Agon', composed by Igor Stravinsky and choreogrphed by George Balanchine, was an instant hit when it was first performed in NEW YORK in 1957, and the work remains arguably the ballet of the century.

Christopher Cook meets members of its earliest and best casts as they celebrate twenty essential minutes in 20th-century art.

With Arthur Mitchell, Suzanne Farrell, Melissa Hayden, Edward Villella, Patricia Neary, Darcey Bussell, Arlene Croce and others whose lives it has touched.

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The ballet `Agon', composed by Igor Stravinsky and choreogrphed by George Balanchine, was an instant hit when it was first performed in NEW YORK in 1957, and the work remains arguably the ballet of the century.

Christopher Cook meets members of its earliest and best casts as they celebrate twenty essential minutes in 20th-century art.

With Arthur Mitchell, Suzanne Farrell, Melissa Hayden, Edward Villella, Patricia Neary, Darcey Bussell, Arlene Croce and others whose lives it has touched.