Ballet in one act. Music by Igor Stravinsky ; Choreography by Radu Poklitaru
Using a symphony in ballet is a 20th century innovation. In Poklitaru’s production one can see a plot with a beginning, peripeteia and dénouement. The images conceived by the choreographer blend together with Stravinsky’s idea the composer admitted that the third movement of his Symphony was a response to documental chronologies of the war years with lines of marching soldiers, and later with Poklitaru, it would seem, the troops come on-stage in the finale, without succumbing to the aggression of the first two movements...
Musical direction : Valery Gergiev ; Set and Costume design : Anna Matison ; Lighting design Alexander Sivaev
Production compagny : Mariinsky Theatre
Running Time : 1x27'
Production Year : 2017
Distribution compagny : Telmondis Distribution
Video Format : HD