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M/K Le Corsaire (7pm-St. Petersburg)

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Le Corsaire

ballet in three acts with a prologue and epilogue

Music: Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Pavel Oldenburgsky

Choreography: Pyotr Gusev (1987)

Libretto: Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier, edited: Yuri Slonimsky and Pyotr Gusev

Set design: Teymuraz Murvanidze

Assistant design: Mikhail Shishliannikov

Costume design: Galina Solovyova

World premiere: 23 January 1856, Théâtre Imperial de l´Opéra, Paris (choreography by Joseph Mazilier)

Premiere in St Petersburg: 12 January 1858, Bolshoi Theatre (choreography by Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa after Mazilier)

Premiere of Pyotr Gusev´s version: 29 April 1987, Kirov Theatre, Leningrad

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes

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