St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Pétrouchka. Presentiment of Spring

one act ballets

Opening of the VII Festival Maslenitsa (Shrovetide)



Petrushka: Alexander Sergeyev
The Ballerina: Irina Golub
The Moor: Yuri Smekalov

Conductor: Mikhail Tatarnikov


Fertility: Daria Pavlenko
Winter: Sofia Gumerova
Yarilo: Ilya Kuznetsov
Death: Alexander Sergeyev

Conductor: Vasily Kang
Age category 12+


Music by Igor Stravinsky, Anatoly Lyadov
Choreography by Michel Fokine, Yuri Smekalov


burlesque in four scenes

Music by Igor Stravinsky
Choreography by Michel Fokine (1911)
Libretto by Alexandre Benois
Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Staging by Gary Chryst
Revival Designer: Batozhan Dashitsyrenov
Lighting design: Vladimir Lukasevich

World premiere: 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Premiere of this production: 6 February 2010, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Running time of the ballet: 40 minutes


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Music by Anatoly Lyadov
Choreography and libretto by Yuri Smekalov (2010)
Video Graphics Designer: Yuri Davydov
Technical Designer: Alexander Letsius
Costume Designer: Tatiana Noginova
Lighting Designer: Yuri Smekalov

Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 10 February 2010

Running time: 35 minutes

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