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The Sleeping Beauty
Pyotr Tchaikovsky

ballet-feerie in three acts with a prologue and apotheosis

Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Marius Petipa (1890)
Alina Somova
Vladimir Shklyarov
Conductor: Alexander Polyanichko
(revival of the 1890 production)
Libretto: Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa,
after tales: Charles Perrault
Set design: Heinrich Levogt, Mikhail Bocharov, Ivan Andreev,
Konstantin Ivanov and Matvei Shishkov
Costumes: Ivan Vsevolozhsky
The revival team: Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Choreography staged: Sergei Vikharev
Set design reproduced: Andrei Voitenko
Costumes reproduced: Elena Zaitseva
Assistant Set designers: Boris Kaminsky and Andrei Sevbo
Lighting design: Vladimir Lukasevich
Archive research and co-ordination: Pavel Gershenzon

Marius Petipa's choreographic text was restored using Nikolai Sergeyev?s notation from the Harvard Theatre Collection.

The sets and costumes were restored from sketches and photographic materials from the collection of the St Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music and the St Petersburg State Theatre Library.

World premiere: 3 January 1890, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
Premiere of the revival: 30 April 1999, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
Running time: 4 hours 15 minutes

(c) 2000