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Prodigal Son. Reverence. Etudes.

ballets in one act

Music: Sergei Prokofiev, Gavin Bryars, Karl Czerny

Sofia Gumerova

Viktoria Tereshkina

Andrei Batalov

Anton Korsakov

Andrei Merkuriev

Leonid Sarafanov

Prodigal Son

ballet in three scenes

Music: Sergei Prokofiev (Op. 46, 1928-29)

Choreography: George Balanchine (1929)

Book: Boris Kochno (after the biblical parable)

Scenery and costumes: Georges Rouault (1929)

Scenery executed: Prince A. Schervashidze

Costumes executed: Vera Soudeikina

Staging: Karin von Aroldingen and Paul Boos

Lighting: Vladimir Lukasevich

Premiere: May 21, 1929, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt, Paris

Premiere in the Mariinsky Theatre: December, 14, 2001

The Ballet of George Balanchine Prodigal Son 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

Running time: 40 minutes


ballet in one act

Music: Gavin Bryars (String Quartet No. 3, 1998)

Choreography: David Dawson (2005)

Costumes: Yumiko Takeshima (2005)

Assistant Choreographer: Aaron Watkin

Lighting design and Production Manager: Bert Dahlhuisen (2005)

World premiere: March 24, 2005, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

The production of David Dawson ballet Reverence is supported by the Stiftung der Freunde des Mariinsky Theaters (Germany).

Running time: 23 minutes


ballet in one act

Music: Karl Czerny

Choreography: Harald Lander (1948)

Arranged: Knudеge Riisager

Staging: Josette Amiel

Lighting concept: Josette Amiel

Lighting design realized: Vladimir Lukin

Premiere: 15 January 1948, Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Theatre, Copenhagen,

Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 18 April 2003

Sponsored by the Mariinsky Theatre Trust (UK)

Running time: 45 minutes

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