Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite
Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique fantasque
Chopin-Sztravinszkij: Nocturne és Polonaise grand brillante
Conductor: Giovanni Mazza
The Nutcracker is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s last ballet (1840-1893) and his last stage work. The story is based on E.
It consists of T. A. Hoffmann’s tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The first choreography of the work was designed by Marius Petipa. Its highly successful premiere took place in 1892 at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. It was first performed at the Hungarian Royal Opera House in 1927 with choreography by Ede Brada. Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
He wrote The Music of The Magic Box based on Gioachino Rossini’s piano pieces. It took place in France in 1860
the world premiere of ballet was in 1919 at the Alhambra Theater in London. His plot unfolds between games brought to life and unsuspecting customers. An American and a Russian family would like to buy two members of the dancing couple sold in the toy store, which, without our knowledge, would permanently tear the little figures apart, but the
by putting together games, all dangers are eventually averted over the couple’s heads. The Nocturne and Polonaise as well as the grand
valse brillante An orchestral adaptation of Chopin’s piano works. These include works made by Stravinsky at Gyagilev’s request. It was the first collaboration between a young Russian composer and
among the awesome impresario. The works perfectly reflect Stravinsky’s talent for reworking and arranging.