234th Season

Mariinsky II (New Theatre)

28 July
2017 | Friday
Tours of Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre
Swan Lake
Ballet in 3 acts
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Artists Credits
Vasily Geltzer, Libretto author
Vladimir Begichev, Libretto author
World premiere: 27 Feb 1877 Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, Russia
Premiere of this production: 08 Mar 1950

The performance has 2 intermissions
Running time: 3 hours 10 minutes

Swan Lake, the treasure of the Russian Classical Ballet ballet, form the basis of the classical ballet repertoire of the Mariinsky Theater: more than a hundred years ago, it was choreographed by Marius Petipa and is considered to be a hallmark of the Mariinsky Ballet - the Main Ballet Stage of the Russian Empire. This classical masterpiece was performed almost uncountable number of times at the Mariinsky Theatre and in the course of numerous tours.
Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Geltzer
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov (1895)
revised choreography and stage direction: Konstantin Sergeyev (1950)

Set design by Igor Ivanov
Costume design by Galina Solovyova

World premiere: 20 February 1877, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow (choreography by Julius Reisinger)
Premiere in St Petersburg: 15 January 1895, Mariinsky Theatre (choreography by Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa)
Premiere of Konstantin Sergeyevґs version: 8 March 1950, Kirov Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Mariinsky), Leningrad 

Running time: 3 hours 10 minutes
The performance has two intervals

Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg