234th Season

Mariinsky II (New Theatre)

22 June
19:30
2018 | Friday
Evening of one-act ballets by Dmitry Shostakovich: "The Young Lady and the Hooligan. Leningrad Symphony"
Ballet in 2 acts
Artists Credits
Ballet company
Choreography by Igor Belsky (revisions)
Tatiana Noginova, Costume Designer
Vladimir Lukasevich, Lighting Designer
Vyacheslav Okunev, Set Designer
Vyacheslav Okunev, Set Revival Director
World premiere: Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
Premiere of this production: 30 May 2001

The performance has 1 intermission
Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes

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"The Young Lady and the Hooligan"
Music: Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH
Choreography: Konstantin Boyarsky ( 1962 )

Libretto: Alexander Belinsky based on the play: Vladimir Mayakovsky

Set design: Vyacheslav Okunev after Valery Dorrer
Costume design: Tatiana Noginova
Lighting design: Vladimir Lukasevich

World premiere: 28 December, 1962, Maly Opera Theatre, Leningrad

Sponsored by JT International

Running time: 45 minutes


"Leningrad Symphony"
Music: Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH
Choreography: Igor Belsky ( 1961 )

Set design: Vyacheslav Okunev after Mikhail Gordon
Costume design: Tatiana Noginova
Lighting design: Vladimir Lukasevich

World premiere: 14 April 1961, Kirov Theatre, Leningrad

SYNOPSIS

Episode 1. A workers’ district. The street is ruled by the young Hooligan.
The Young Lady makes a tremendous impression on him.

Episode 2. At school. The Hooligan recognises the new pupil as the Young Lady.
She stops the «unbridled» Hooligan.

Episode 3. A park. The Hooligan wishes to tell the Young Lady of his love.
She runs away.

Episode 4. The Hooligan is in a restaurant.
The Young Lady appears to him as a vision. He runs to her.
The Leader tries to restrain him.

Episode 5. The Hooligan at the Young Lady’s house.

Episode 6. A park. Drunken youths are scaring the people walking there.
The Hooligan defends the Young Lady and her friends.
The Hooligan’s former friends take their revenge.
Fatally wounded, he heads for the Young Lady’s house.

Episode 7. The street. The Hooligan dies in the Young Lady’s arms.


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