St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Carmen Suite. Apollo. Etudes

one act ballets

X International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY

With the participation of Ulyana Lopatkina, Alina Somova

Performers

Credits

Music by Georges Bizet – Rodion Shchedrin, Igor Stravinsky, Carl Czerny
Choreography by Alberto Alonso, George Balanchine, Harald Lander

CARMEN SUITE
Premiere

Music by Georges Bizet – Rodion Shchedrin
Choreography by Alberto Alonso
Production Choreographer: Viktor Barykin
Production Designer: Boris Messerer
Lighting Designer: Vladimir Lukasevich

World premiere: 20 April 1967, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 19 April 2010

Running time: 45 minutes

 

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

 

ETUDES
Premiere of a new version of the production

Music by Carl Czerny
Arranged by Knudеge Riisager
Choreography by Harald Lander (1948)
taging by Johnny Eliasen
Lighting Design: Alexsaner Naymov

Premiere: 15 January 1948, Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Theatre, Copenhagen,
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 18 April 2003
Premiere of a new version of the production: 27 February 2010

Running time: 45 minutes

 

Age category 12+

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