Photograph of Aurora's Wedding, 1921. Music Div., Library of Congress.
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 Le Pavillon d’Armide.]
Aurora’s Wedding, a twenty-minute, one-act version of the court scenes from the ill-fated production of The Sleeping Princess. Aurora’s Wedding was performed over 200 times until 1929.