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Le Corsaire

Ivan Liška / Petipa

Medora, a young Greek girl, is sold as a slave to the Pasha; Conrad, a handsome pirate in love with her, aims to rescue her. After many twists and turns, the lovers escape the Pasha's palace and board a ship. But a storm is rising - will they get away?

Brimming with the exoticism of the South Sea, Le corsaire was premiered in Paris 1856. Its best-known version, with choreography by Marius Petipa, was premiered in St Petersburg in 1899. The famous pas de troix in the latter is one of the most frequently performed numbers in gala concerts and ballet competitions because of its challenging and flamboyant choreography. The FNO production is a beautiful classical ballet, one originally created in 2006 for the Bavarian State Opera Ballet by Ivan Liška, based on choreological notation dating from Petipa's time.

Age recommendation children 5 and up.

Premiere: 21st of September 2012.

Duration 2 h 10 min, 1 intermission
 
 
  • Choreography (after Petipa) Ivan Liška
  • Music Adolphe Adam, Léo Delibes, Cesare Pugni, Riccardo Drigo, Prinz von Oldenburg
  • Musiikkidramaturgia Maria Babanina
  • Conductor Aivo Välja
  • Sets and costumes Roger Kirk
 

Show time: Fri 21 Sep 2012 19:00

Show time: Wed 26 Sep 2012 19:00

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Show time: Tue 2 Oct 2012 19:00

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Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire