234th Season

Main Stage

03 February
19:00
2019 | Sunday
The ballets of Mikhail Fokin: Petrouchka. Sheherazade. The Firebird
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Artists Credits
Ballet company
Vladimir Lukasevich, Lighting Designer
Maestro Valery Gergiev, Musical Director
Batozhan Dashitsyrenov, Revival Designer
Andrei Petrov, Stage Director


Evening of one act ballets
Music by Igor Stravinsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Choreography by Michel Fokine

PETROUCHKA

burlesque in four scenes

Music by Igor Stravinsky
Choreography by Michel Fokine (1911)
Libretto by Alexandre Benois
Staging by Gary Chryst
Revival Designer: Batozhan Dashitsyrenov
Lighting design: Vladimir Lukasevich
Coach: Igor Petrov

World premiere: 13 June 1911, Thйвtre du Chвtelet, Paris
Premiere of this production: 6 February 2010, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg


THE FIREBIRD

russian fairytale in two scenes

Music by Igor Stravinsky
Choreography by Michel Fokine (1910)
Libretto by Michel Fokine
Reconstruction by Isabelle Fokine, Andris Liepa
Set and costume design by Anna and Anatoly Nezhny
after original sketches by Alexander Golovin, Lйon Bakst and Michel Fokine

World premiere: 25 June 1910, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, Theatre de lґOpйra, Paris
In the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theatre since 1994

Running time: 44 minutes


SCHEHERAZADE

choreographic drama in one act

Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Symphony suite Schйhйrazade)
Choreography by Michel Fokine (1910)
Scenario by Lйon Bakst and Michel Fokine after Arabian Nights fairytales
Reconstruction by Isabelle Fokine, Andris Liepa
Set and costume design by Anna Nezhnaya, Anatoly Nezhny after original sketches by Lйon Bakst

World premiere: 4 June 1910, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, Thйвtre de lґOpйra, Paris
In the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theatre since 1994

Running time: 45 minutes


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