Chopiniana

One-act ballet, Premiere by the Ballet du Capitole, 10 April 2014

 

Music  Frédéric Chopin Orchestrated by Alexandre Glazounov and Maurice Keller

Choreography and libretto  Mikhaïl Fokine 

Costumes  Alexandre Benois Costumes -

Lighting  Patrick Méeüs 

Ballet restaged by Irina Kolpakova and Eldar Aliev

 

 

 

An obvious reference to La Sylphide (1832), a paragon of romantic ballet, Chopiniana is made up of a series of dances: the melancholy dream of a poet surrounded by sylphs and dreaming of his ideal woman.