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The Young Lady and the Hooligan. Le Carnaval (Mariinsky II New Theatre, ballet)

The Young Lady and the Hooligan. Le Carnaval (Mariinsky II New Theatre, ballet)
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Genre: Ballet | Age restriction: 12+ | Length: 1 hour 30 minutes | Intermissions: 1 | Opening night: 30 May 2001


The Young Lady and the Hooligan

Music by Dmitry Shostakovich
Choreography by Konstantin Boyarsky (1962)
Libretto by Alexander Belinsky based on the play of Vladimir Mayakovsky
Set design by Vyacheslav Okunev after Valery Dorrer
Costume design by Tatiana Noginova
Lighting design by Vladimir Lukasevich

Le Carnaval

Music by Robert Schumann (Le Carnaval, Op. 9, orchestrated by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Anatoly Lyadov, Alexander Glazunov, Nikolai Cherepnin, Anton Arensky)
Choreography by Michel Fokine
Set and Costume design by Léon Bakst

The revival team:
Choreography staged by Sergei Vikharev
Sets reproduced by Mikhail Shishliannikov
Costumes reproduced by Tatiana Noginova
Lighting by Alexander Naumov and Mikhail Shishliannikov


The Young Lady and the Hooligan

The Young Lady: Svetlana Russkikh
The Hooligan: Anton Korsakov
The Leader: Alexander Romanchikov

Le Carnaval

Columbine: Anna Lavrinenko
Harlequin: Alexei Popov


World premiere: 28 December 1962, Maly Opera Theatre, Leningrad
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 30 May 2001


Episode 1. A workers’ district. The street is ruled by the young Hooligan.
The Young Lady makes a tremendous impression on him.

Episode 2. At school. The Hooligan recognises the new pupil as the Young Lady.
She stops the «unbridled» Hooligan.

Episode 3. A park. The Hooligan wishes to tell the Young Lady of his love.
She runs away.

Episode 4. The Hooligan is in a restaurant. 
The Young Lady appears to him as a vision. He runs to her. 
The Leader tries to restrain him.

Episode 5. The Hooligan at the Young Lady’s house.

Episode 6. A park. Drunken youths are scaring the people walking there. 
The Hooligan defends the Young Lady and her friends.
The Hooligan’s former friends take their revenge. 
Fatally wounded, he heads for the Young Lady’s house.

Episode 7. The street. The Hooligan dies in the Young Lady’s arms.

Mariinsky II (New) Theatre playbill

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