Tatiana Leskova


Courtesy Tatiana Leskova

Music: Johannes Brahms (Symphony nº4 in E minor)

First performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, in London, on 24 Oct 1933. Massine’s second symphonic ballet.

Running time: 59 mins

Les Présages

Courtesy of The Australian Ballet Danielle Rowe & Adam Thurlow
Les Presages 2007
photo Jim McFarlane

Music: Tchaikovsky (5th Symphony)

First performance Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 13 Apr 1933. First of Massine’s ‘symphonic’ ballets.

Running time: 57 mins

Le Beau Danube

Music: Johann Strauss/Josef Lanner

Original Designs: Vladimir and Elizabeth Polunin/ de Beaumont

First performance of revised version by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 15 Apr 1933.

Running time:

Graduation Ball

Music: Johann Strauss

Designs: Alexandre Benois

First staged by Ballet Russe in Sydney on 28 Feb 1940.
Entertaining ballet about young cadets visiting a girl’s school for the graduation ball.

Running time: 35 min