St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Apollo. Prodigal Son. Le Reveil de Flore


one act ballets

Second performance of the eighteenth subscription

Performers

Conductor: Conductor: Pavel Bubelnikov

APOLLO

Apollo: Andrian Fadeyev
Terpsichore: Viktoria Tereshkina
Polyhimnia: Maya Dumchenko
Calliope: Yana Selina
 

PRODIGAL SON

The Prodigal Son: Andrei Batalov
The Siren: Sofia Gumerova
 

LE REVEIL DE FLORE

Flore: Yevgenia Obraztsova
Zephyre: Filipp Stepin

Credits

Music by Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Riccardo Drigo
Choreography by George Balanchine, Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov

APOLLO

ballet in two scenes
Music by Igor Stravinsky (Apollon musagete)
Choreography by George Balanchine (1928)
Libretto by Igor Stravinsky
Staging: Francia Russell
Original lighting design by 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 Ballets of George Balanchine and 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

  PRODIGAL SON

ballet in three scenes
Music by Sergei Prokofiev (Op. 46, 1928-29)
Choreography by George Balanchine (1929)
Book: Boris Kochno (after the biblical parable)
Scenery and costumes by Georges Rouault (1929)
Scenery executed: Prince A. Schervashidze
Costumes executed: Vera Soudeikina
Staging: Karin von Aroldingen and Paul Boos
Lighting: Vladimir Lukasevich

Premiere: May 21, 1929, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt, Paris
Premiere in the Mariinsky Theatre: December, 14, 2001

Running time 40 minutes

The Ballets of George Balanchine and 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

  LE REVEIL DE FLORE

anacreontic ballet in one act
(revival of the 1894 production)
Music by Riccardo Drigo (1894)
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov (1894)
Set design by Mikhail Bocharov (1894)
Costumes by Yevgeny Ponomarev (1894)
The revival team:
Conductor: Pavel Bubelnikov
Choreography staged: Sergei Vikharev
Sets reproduced: Mikhail Shishliannikov
Costumes reproduced: Irina Korovina
Lighting: Vladimir Lukasevich

Premiere: 12 April 2007, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersgurg

Running time 1 hour

The ballet Le Reveil de Flore has been made possible thanks to support from the Stiftung der Freunde des Mariinsky Theaters (Germany)

Age category 12+

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