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    Le Mariage d'Aurore [2] Costume Design. 1 drawing : pencil, watercolor ; 19.75 x 12.75 in. | Costume design for (Bronislava) Nijinska as Siamese Butterfly in Le Mariage d'Aurore (Content). 1922 (Date).
    • Contributor: Benois, Alexandre - Goncharova, Nataliia Sergeevna

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    Boris Godunov (opera) Article. Music by Modest Mussorgsky, revised and orchestrated by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, after Aleksandr Pushkin; stage direction: Alexander Sanin; sets by Aleksandr Golovin, Alexandre Benois, and Konstantin Yuon; costumes by Ivan Bilibin, Dmitri Stelletsky, Aleksandr Golovin, Alexandre Benois, Boris Anisfeld, Eugene Lanceray, Stephan Yaremich, and Konstantin Yuon; stage direction by Alexander Sanin; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 19 May 1908,...
    • Contributor: Mussorgsky, Modest - Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Sanin, Alexander - Golovin, Aleksandr - Benois, Alexandre - Yuon, Konstantin - Bilibin, Ivan - Yaremich, Stephan - Anisfeld, Boris - Stelletsky, Dmitri - Lanceray, Eugene
    • Date: 1908-05-19
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    Le Pavillon d'Armide (ballet in one act and three tableaux) Article. Music by Nikolai Tcherepnin; libretto by Alexandre Benois (based on Théophile Gautier's Omphale); sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 19 May 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris.
    • Contributor: Tcherepnin, Nikolai - Benois, Alexandre - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1909-05-19
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    Le Festin (suite of dances) Article. Music by Aleksandr Glazunov, Mikhail Glinka, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky; sets by Konstantin Korovin; costumes by Leon Bakst, Alexandre Benois, Ivan Bilibin, Konstantin Korovin; pre-existing choreography by Marius Petipa, with arrangements and new choreography by Michel Fokine, Aleksandr Gorsky, Nikolai Golts, and Feliks Kshessinsky; premiere on 18 May 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris. [This divertissement, a pastiche of dances from...
    • Contributor: Glazunov, Aleksandr - Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Glinka, Mikhail - Mussorgsky, Modest - Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich - Korovin, Konstantin - Bakst, Leon - Benois, Alexandre - Bilibin, Ivan - Marius Petipa - Kshessinsky, Feliks - Fokine, Michel - Gorsky, Aleksandr - Golts, Nikolai
    • Date: 1909-05-18
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    Les Sylphides (ballet; "Romantic reverie" in one act) Article. Music by Frédéric Chopin, orchestrated by Aleksandr Glazunov, Igor Stravinsky, and Sergei Taneyev; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris. [A prior version of the work was produced in 1907 as Chopiniana.]
    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric - Glazunov, Aleksandr - Stravinsky, Igor - Taneyev, Sergei - Benois, Alexandre - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1909-06-02
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    Schéhérazade (choroegraphic drama in one act) Article. Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; libretto by Léon Bakst, Alexandre Benois and Michel Fokine; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 4 June 1910, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. With its exotic and colorful décor and cast of harem wives and slaves, Schéhrazade was considered the epitome of Diaghilev’s Orientalism and one of the most popular ballets produced by...
    • Contributor: Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Bakst, Léon - Benois, Alexandre - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1910-06-04
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    Giselle (ballet in 2 acts) Article. Music by Adolphe Adam; libretto by Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Théophile Gautier; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa, with revisions by Michel Fokine; premiere on 18 June 1910, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris.
    • Contributor: Adam, Adolphe - Saint-Georges, Vernoy De - Gautier, Théophile - Benois, Alexandre - Coralli, Jean - Perrot, Jules - Petipa, Marius - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1910-06-18
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    Petrouchka (ballet in four tableux) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Igor Stravinsky and Alexandre Benois; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Benois, Alexandre - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1911-06-13
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    L' Coq d'Or (opera) Article. Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; libretto by Vladimir Belsky and Alexandre Benois, after Aleksandr Pushkin; sets and costumes by Natalia Goncharova; stage direction and choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 24 May 1914, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [The opera was first produced in 1909 in Moscow.]
    • Contributor: Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Belsky, Vladimir - Benois, Alexandre - Goncharova, Natalia - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1914-05-24
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    Le Rossignol (opera) Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Igor Stravinsky and Stepan Mitusov, after Hans Christian Andersen; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Boris Romanov; stage direction by Alexandre Benois and Alexander Sanin; premiere on 26 May 1914, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [In 1914, Diaghilev produced a one-act ballet adapted from the opera with sets, costumes, and curtain by Henri Matisse and choreography...
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Mitusov, Stepan - Benois, Alexandre - Romanov, Boris - Sanin, Alexander
    • Date: 1914-05-26
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    The Sleeping Princess (ballet in 4 acts) Article. Music by Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky, partly re-orchestrated by Igor Stravinsky; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; original choreography by Marius Petipa, with additional dances by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 2 November 1921, Alhambra Theatre, London. [This full-length ballet was a revival of Sleeping Beauty, which was first performed at the Maryinsky Theater in 1890.]
    • Contributor: Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich - Stravinsky, Igor - Benois, Alexandre - Petipa, Marius - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1921-11-02
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    Aurora's Wedding (Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant) (ballet in 1 act) Article. Music by Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky, partly re-orchestrated by Igor Stravinsky; sets by Alexandre Benois; costumes by Alexandre Benois, with additional costumes for the fairy tales by Natalia Goncharova; choreography by Marius Petipa, staged and with additional dances by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 18 May 1922, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [Alexandre Benois’s sets and costumes were originally created for the 1909 production of...
    • Contributor: Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich - Stravinsky, Igor - Benois, Alexandre - Goncharova, Natalia - Petipa, Marius - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1922-05-18
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    Le Médecin Malgré Lui (opera) Article. Music by Charles Gounod, with new recitatives by Erik Satie; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after Molière; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; stage direction by Alexandre Benois; premiere on 5 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo. [The opera was first produced in 1858 in Paris.]
    • Contributor: Gounod, Charles - Satie, Erik - Barbier, Jules - Carré, Michel - Benois, Alexandre - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1924-01-05
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    Philémon et Baucis (opera) Article. Music by Charles Gounod; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; stage direction by Alexandre Benois; premiere on 10 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo. [The opera was first produced in Paris in 1860.]
    • Contributor: Gounod, Charles - Barbier, Jules - Carré, Michel - Benois, Alexandre
    • Date: 1924-01-10
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    Une Education Manquée (opera) Article. Music by Emmanuel Chabrier, with new recitatives by Darius Milhaud; libretto by E. Leterrier and A. Vanloo; sets and costumes by Juan Gris; stage direction by Alexandre Benois; premiere on 17 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo. [The opera was first produced in Paris in 1879.]
    • Contributor: Chabrier, Emmanuel - Milhaud, Darius - Leterrier, E. - Vanloo, A. - Gris, Juan - Benois, Alexandre
    • Date: 1924-01-17