St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

Carmen Suite
 Le Jardin animé, scene from the ballet Le Corsaire 

an evening of ballet

In honour of Rodion Shchedrin´s jubilee



Music by Adolphe Adan, Riccardo Drigo and Léo Delibes
Libretto by Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier, edited by Yuri Slonimsky and Pyotr Gusev
Choreography by Pyotr Gusev (1987) based on the composition and choreography Marius Petipa

Set design by Teymuraz Murvanidze
Assistant designer: Mikhail Shishliannikov
Costume design by Galina Solovyova
Lighting design by Vladimir Lukasevich

Premiere of the ballet Le Corsaire, choreography by Marius Petipa: 24 January 1863, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
Premiere of Pyotr Gusev´s version: 29 April 1987, Kirov Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Mariinsky), Leningrad

Age category 6+

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