Choreographed by Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov
, the Moscow Ballet "La Classique" production of "Swan Lake" will be accompanied by the Russian Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Yaroslav Tkalenko.
Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa adapted Hoffmann's story for the ballet, Tchaikovsky wrote the music, and Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
designed the dances.
With its festive period setting, dancing snowflakes and enchanting stage magic, Lev Ivanov
's 1892 ballet has become the perfect Christmas entertainment, with Tchaikovsky's sumptuous, sugar-spun music the most recognisable of all ballet scores.
With its festive period setting, dancing snowflakes and spell binding stage music, Lev Ivanov
's 1892 ballet has become the perfect Christmas entertainment with its beautiful music being arguably one of the most recognisable of all ballet scores.
The ballet owes its popularity to the exquisite musical score of Pyotr Ilych Tchakovsky, and the technically demanding, yet lyrical choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
for the original production that was premiered by the Bolshoi Ballet on March 4, 1877.
This "newer" 1895 version is in three acts with two intermissions, showcasing Tchaikovsky's immortal music, choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
, and a libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Getzer.
A Yes, we follow the choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
. For us, this is the only approach because we are a strictly classical ballet company.
The Nutcracker, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
, received its premiere in St Petersburg in December 1892.
We perform Swan Lake because this ballet was born in our city and our theatre, created by the geniuses Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
," said Mariinsky Ballet Director Yuri Fateyev, The Mariinsky has been in the news lately with the opening of the spectacular 2000 seater PS450 million Mariinsky II theatre.
Against the backdrop of the graceful choreography and arrangement by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov
and Anatoly Emelianov the dreamy tale of Prince Siegfried and Princess Odette, the Swan Queen is played out from May 9-13.
Swan Lake, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sunderland Empire Director David Bintley ensured every inch of tragedy and magic was conveyed through the classical choreography of Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov
and Peter Wright.