Collection Items

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    La Spectre de la Rose (choreographic tableux) Article. Music by Carl Maria von Weber, orchestrated by Hector Berlioz; libretto by Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, after a poem by Théophile Gautier; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 19 April 1911, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo. This ballet featured only two dancers and Fokine described the intimate stage setting as “a tiny room, the two walls of which meet...
    • Contributor: Weber, Carl Maria Von - Berlioz, Hector - Vaudoyer, Jean-Louis - Bakst, Léon - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1911-04-19
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    Narcisse (ballet in 1 act) Music by Nikolai Tcherepnin; libretto by Léon Bakst; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 26 April 1911, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo.
    • Contributor: Tcherepnin, Nikolai - Bakst, Léon - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1911-04-26
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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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    Les Tentations de la Bergère, ou l'Amour Vainqueur (ballet in 1 act) Article. Music by Michel de Montéclair, arranged and orchestrated by Henri Casadesus; sets, costumes, and curtain by Juan Gris; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 3 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo. Unlike similar ballets, produced by Diaghilev that used commissioned scores, the composer for this ballet lived between 1667 and 1737.
    • Contributor: Montéclair, Michel De - Casadesus, Henri - Gris, Juan - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1924-01-03
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    Les Biches (ballet in 1 act with a song) Article. Music by Francis Poulenc; sets, costumes, and curtain by Marie Laurencin; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 6 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo.
    • Contributor: Poulenc, Francis - Laurencin, Marie - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1924-01-06
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    Les Fâcheux (ballet in 1 act) Article. Music by George Auric; libretto by Boris Kochno, after Molière; sets, costumes, and curtain by Georges Braque; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 19 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo.
    • Contributor: Auric, George - Kochno, Boris - Braque, Georges - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1924-01-19
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    La Nuit sur le Mont Chauve (Night on Bare Mountain) (choreographic tableux) Article. Music by Modest Mussorgsky; sets and costumes by Natalia Goncharova; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 6 April 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo.
    • Contributor: Mussorgsky, Modest - Goncharova, Natalia - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1924-04-06
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    Romeo and Juliet (ballet in 2 parts) Article. Music by Constant Lambert; sets and costumes by Max Ernst and Joan Miró; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska, with an entr’acte by George Balanchine; premiere on 4 May 1926, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo
    • Contributor: Lambert, Constant - Ernst, Max - Miró, Joan - Nijinska, Bronislava - Balanchine, George
    • Date: 1926-05-04