St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

Prodigal Son
 Russian Overture
 Violin Concerto No 2 


Performers

Cast to be announced

Credits

Music by Sergei Prokofiev (Violin Concerto No 2 in G Minor)

Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Choreography by Anton Pimonov
Conductor: Ivan Stolbov
Scenography by Anastasia Travkina and Sergei Zhdanov
Costume Designer: Arina Boganova
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

Anton Pimonov has turned to international language, to balletic neoclassicism. The main themes are movement and love of classical dance – the choreographer interprets this after the manner of Balanchine. This is partially reflected in the title, Violin Concerto No 2, an echo of Balanchine’s own Violin Concerto, but with a respectful secondary number.
Bogdan Korolyok


Premiere: 4 July 2016, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Running time: 30 minutes

Age category 6+

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