Event Covent Garden Russian Ballet
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Venue Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Ballets Russes
First Date 6 January 1939
Opening Date 12 January 1939
Last Date 12 January 1939
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The programme is for matinees on Saturday and Wednesday.
Ballets include Les Dieus Mendiants, Choreartium and Le Mariage D'Aurore.
Programme for Ballets for January advertised on the back page include Carnival, Symphonie Fantastique, Scuola de Ballo, Hundred Kisses, The Prodical Son, Scheherazade, Les Sylphides, Le Coq d'Or, Protee, Danses Slaves et Tziganes, Swan Lake, Les Presages and Aurora's Wedding.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Ballet
Classical
Orchestral
Organisations
Covent Garden Russian Ballet, Touring Company, Dance Group
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Serge Grigorieff Artistic Director
Haydn Beck Ballet Master/Mistress
Mikhail Fokine Choreographer
David Lichine Choreographer
Marius Petipa Choreographer
Johannes Brahms Composer
George Frideric Handel Composer
- Sobeka Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Composer
Antal Dorati Conductor
Alexander Benois Costume Designer
Juan Gris Costume Designer
Kira Abricossova Dance Group
Roman Jasinsky Dance Group
Yura Lazovsky Dance Group
Borislav Runanine Dance Group
Lisa Serova Dance Group
Irina Baronova Dancer
Boris Belsky Dancer
Edouard Borovansky Dancer
Serge Bousloff Dancer
Tamara Grigorieva Dancer
Jan Hoyer Dancer
Serge Ismailoff Dancer
Marian Ladre Dancer
Yura Lazovsky Dancer
David Lichine Dancer
Narcisse Matouchak Dancer
Vera Nelidova Dancer
Sono Osato Dancer
Paul Petroff Dancer
Galina Razoumova Dancer
Galina Razoumova Dancer
Tatiana Riabouchinska Dancer
Borislav Runanine Dancer
Kira Strakhova Dancer
Tamara Tchinarova Dancer
Edna Tresahar Dancer
Anna Volkova Dancer
Sir Thomas Beecham Musical Arranger
Leon Bakst Scenic Artist
E Lourie Scenic Artist
Elisabeth Polunin Scenic Artist
Constantin Terechkovitch Scenic Artist
Resources
Programme: Covent Garden Russian Ballet, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections, 6 January 1939
Further Information National Origin - various.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme University of Adelaide Theatre Collection
Event Identifier 68554