Mariinsky Theatre
12
June
Friday
19:00

Jewels

ballet in three parts

Performers

Credits

I. Emeralds
Music: Gabriel Fauré from Pelléas et Mélisande (1898) and Shylock (1889)

II. Rubies
Music: Igor Stravinsky (Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra, 1929)

III. Diamonds
Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky from Symphony No. 3 in D Major, 1875 (first movement omitted)

Choreography by George Balanchine (1967)

Staging: Karin von Aroldingen, Sarah Leland, Elyse Borne and Sean Lavery
Scenery: Peter Harvey (1967)
Costumes: Karinska (1967)
Recreations of costumes supervised: Holly Hines
Original lighting: Ronald Bates
Lighting: Perry Silvey


World premiere: 13 April 1967, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 30 October 1999, St Petersburg

Running time 2 hours 20 minutes

The Ballet of George Balanchine Jewels is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® service standards established and provided by the Trust
The Mariinsky Theatre would like to express its gratitude to Mrs Bettina von Siemens for her support in bringing the "Ballets of George Balanchine" project to life

Age category 6+

Conductor: Boris Gruzin
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The highlighting of performances by age represents recommendations.

This highlighting is being used in accordance with Federal Law N139-FZ dated 28 July 2012 “On the introduction of changes to the Federal Law ‘On the protection of children from information that may be harmful to their health and development’ and other legislative acts of the Russian Federation.”