Article Cléopâtre (ballet in one act)

Music by Anton Arensky, with additional music by Aleksandr Glazunov, Mikhail Glinka, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Sergei Taneyev, Nikolai Tcherepnin; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris. [Cléopâtre was based on Fokine’s 1908 Une Nuit d’Egypte, which featured three of the Ballets Russes most famous dancers: Anna Pavlova, Ida Rubinstein, and Tamara Karsavina. The ballet was restaged in 1918 with sets by Robert Delaunay, costumes by Sonia Delaunay, and a new pas de deux by Léonide Massine.]

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Contributors Arensky, Anton
Bakst, Léon
Fokine, Michel
Glazunov, Aleksandr
Glinka, Mikhail
Mussorgsky, Modest
Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolai
Taneyev, Sergei
Tcherepnin, Nikolai
Dates 1909
Location Paris
Théâtre Du Châtelet
Subjects Article
Songs and Music
Cléopâtre (ballet in one act)
Contributor Names
Arensky, Anton (composer)
Glazunov, Aleksandr (composer)
Tcherepnin, Nikolai (composer)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (composer)
Glinka, Mikhail (composer)
Mussorgsky, Modest (composer)
Taneyev, Sergei (composer)
Bakst, Léon -- 1866-1924 (set_designer)
Bakst, Léon -- 1866-1924 (costume_designer)
Fokine, Michel (choreographer)
Created / Published
Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 2 June 1909.
Subject Headings
-  Articles
-  Songs and Music
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