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
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.
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