234th Season

Main Stage

13 May
12:00
2018 | Sunday
Stars of the Stars
Carnaval
Ballet
Artists Credits


Le Carnaval ballet became world-famous due to its production by Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes (Theater des Westens, Berlin, 20 May 1910), with new sets and costumes by Leo Bakst, with Lydia Lopokova as Columbine and Vaslav Nijinsky as Harlequin.
It is based on the music of Robert Schumann's piano suite Carnaval, Op. 9, as orchestrated by Alexander Glazunov, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Anatoly Lyadov and Alexander Tcherepnin. It was choreographed by Michel Fokine to his own libretto

Carnaval
pantomime ballet in one act

Set and Costume design: Leon Bakst
The revival team:
Choreography staged: Sergei Vikharev
Sets reproduced: Mikhail Shishliannikov
Lighting: Alexander Naumov and Mikhail Shishliannikov
Costumes reproduced: Tatiana Noginova


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