St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Apollo. Pas de quatre. The Swan. Pas de deux from the ballet Le Corsaire

one act ballets


Apollo – Alexander Sergeyev
Terpsichore – Maria Shirinkina
Polyhimnia – Anastasia Nikitina
Calliope – Marianna Agafonova

Pas de quatre
Anastasia Nikitina, Alexandra Iosifidi, Maya Dumchenko, Yekaterina Kondaurova

The Swan
Alina Somova

Pas de deux from the ballet Le Corsaire
Elena Yevseyeva, Andrei Yermakov


Music: Igor Stravinsky, Cesare Pugni, Camille Saint-Saëns, Adolphe Adam
Choreography: George Balanchine, Anton Dolin, Michel Fokine, Marius Petipa

ballet in two scenes

Music: Igor Stravinsky (Apollon musagete)
Choreography: George Balanchine (1928)
Libretto: Igor Stravinsky
Staging: Francia Russell
Original lighting design: Ronald Bates
Lighting: Vladimir Lukasevich

World premiere: 12 June 1928, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, Théâtre Sarah Bernhart, Paris
Premiere of last revived version at the Mariinsky Theatre: 30 April 1998

Running time: 33 minutes

The Ballet of George Balanchine Apollo 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

Pas de quatre

choreographic composition in

Music: Cesare Pugni
Choreography: Anton Dolin

Running time: 18 minutes

The Swan
choreographic composition

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

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

Running time: 4 minutes


Pas de deux from the ballet Le Corsaire 

Music: Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Léo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Pavel Oldenburgsky
Choreography: Marius Petipa (1987)


Age category 12+

Concuctor – Mikhail Agrest
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