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234th Season

Main Stage

7 December
2017 | Thursday
Evening of one-act ballets by Michel Fokine. One act ballets: Chopiniana. Le Spectre de la Rose. The Swan. Carnaval
Artists Credits
Ballet company
Tatiana Noginova, Costume Designer
Alexander Naumov, Lighting Designer
Vyacheslav Okunev, Set Designer
Mikhail Shishliannikov, Set Designer

one act ballets
Music: Frederic Chopin, Carl Maria von Weber, Camille Saint-Saens, Robert Schumann
Choreography: Michel Fokine

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: 35 minutes

Le Spectre de la Rose
choreographic tableau

Music: Carl Maria von Weber (Invitation to the Dance orchestrated: Hector Berlioz)
Choreography: Michel Fokine (1911)
Concept: Jean-Louis Vaudoyer based on the poem: Theophile Gautier
Scenario: Michel Fokine
Reconstruction: Isabelle Fokine
Set design: Viacheslav Okunev
Costume design after original designs: Leon Bakst

World premiere: 19 April 1911, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, Theatre de Monte Carlo
In the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theatre since 1997

Running time: 11 minutes

The Swan
choreographic composition

Music: Camille Saint-Saens (from the Carnaval des animaux suite)
Choreography: Michel Fokine (1907)

World premiere: 22 December 1907, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Running time: 4 minutes

pantomime ballet in one act Music: Robert Schumann (Le Carnaval, Op. 9, orchestrated by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, A. Lyadov, A. Glazunov, N. Cherepnin, A. Arensky)
Choreography: Michel Fokine (1910)
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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