234th Season

Main Stage

28 November
19:00
2017 | Tuesday
Evening of one-act Ballets by Michel Fokine: Shopeniana. Firebird.
Ballet in 2 acts
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Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Chopiniana
Choreographic composition in one act

Music: Frederic Chopin (suite of piano pieces orchestrated: Alexander Glazunov and Maurice Keller)
Choreography: Michel Fokine (1908)
Scenario: Michel Fokine
Revised version: Agrippina Vaganova (1931)
Set design based on original sketches: Orest Allegri

World premiere: 8 March 1908, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Running time: 30 minutes


The Firebird
Russian fairytale in two scenes

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

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

Running time: 44 minutes

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