August Bournonville's

La Sylphide

Anaïs Chalendard as the Sylph in La Sylphide. Photo by: Liza Voll

Anaïs Chalendard 
Photo by: Liza Voll

Anaïs Chalendard 
Photo by: Liza Voll

The Details
La Sylphide
 

Music

Herman Severin Løvenskiold

Choreography

Sorella Englund, after August Bournonville

Costume and Scenic Design

Peter Cazalet

Lighting Design

John Cuff

World Premiere

Nov 28, 1836, Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Boston Ballet Premiere

Mar 3, 2005 (Englund Production), Wang Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts

 
 
Bournonville Divertissements
 

Choreography

August Bournonville

Lighting

John Cuff

Pas de Deux

from Flower Festival in Genzano, 1858

Music

Edvard Helsted

World Premiere

Dec 19, 1858, Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Boston Ballet Premiere

May 24, 2018, Boston Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts

Jockey Dance

from From Siberia to Moscow, 1876

Music

C.C. Møller

World Premiere

1876, Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Boston Ballet Premiere

May 24, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts

Pas de Six & Tarantella

from Napoli

Music

Holger Simon Paulli

Original Costume Design

Jens Jacob Worsaae

World Premiere

1842, Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Boston Ballet Premiere

Jan 17, 1966,  Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

Run time

Approx. 2 hrs and 30 minutes, including two intermissions

 

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Classic Balanchine

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