St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Divertissement. In the Night. Leningrad Symphony

one act ballets



Music:  Frédéric Chopin, Dmitry Shostakovich
Choreography: Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine


Scenes and pas de deux from the ballet and
choreographic compositions
performed by Mariinsky Ballet Soloists


In the Night
For the first time since the revival
Music by Frédéric Chopin
Choreography by Jerome Robbins (1970)
Staged by Ben  Huys
Costumes: Anthony Dowell
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
Recreated by Nicole Pearce

Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: March, 18, 1992

Performed by permission of The Robbins Rights Trust


Leningrad Symphony


Music: Dmitry Shostakovich (Symphony N 7)
Choreography: Igor Belsky (1961)
Design: Vyacheslav Okunev after Mikhail Gordon
Costume design: Tatiana Noginova

World premiere: 14 April 1961, Kirov Theatre, Leningrad
Premiere of the reconstructed version: 30 May, 2001, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Running time: 30 minutes

In the night
Age category 12+

Conductor: Boris Gruzin
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