Ballet

Jewels by Balanchine, music by Fauré, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky

With the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra

Live
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Cast

George Balanchine — Choreographer

Ulyana Lopatkina

Igor Zelensky

Irina Golub

Andrian Fadeyev

Zhanna Ayupova

Mariinsky Ballet

Mariinsky Orchestra

Tugan Sokhiev — Conductor

Program notes

Join us for a ballet of emeralds, rubies, and diamonds at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg! Choreographed by George Balanchine in 1967, Jewels is considered to be the first great abstract work of classical ballet. The performance here includes Mariinksy’s star dancers Ulyana Lopatkina, Igor Zelensky and Andrian Fadeyev, together with Tugan Sokhiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra.

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