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Carnaval

Choreography by Michel Fokine
Music by Robert Schumann
Orchestrated by K Konstantinov
Scenery and Costumes by Léon Bakst
Lighting by Abe Feder

World Premiere

(for a charity ball to benefit the magazine Satyricon)
Dancers of the Imperial Ballet
March 5, 1910
Pavlova Hall
St. Petersburg, Russia

Cast:
r, Bronislava Nijinska, Leonide Leontiev, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Alexander Chiriaiev, Alfred Bekefi, Vaslav Nijinsky

Western European Premiere

Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes
May 20, 1910
Theater des Westens
Berlin, Germany

Cast:
Nojinsky (Harlequin)
Adolph Bolm (Pierrot)

United States Premiere

Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes
January 21, 1916
Century Theatre
New York, New

Cast:
las Idzikowski (Harlequin)
Adolph Bolm (Pierrot)
Enrico Cecchetti (Pantalon)

ABT Premiere

January 13, 1940
The Center Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Lyon (Chiarina), Viola Essen (Estrella), Nina Stroganova (Butterfly), William Dollar (Harlequin), Adolph Bolm (Pierrot), Yurek Shabelevski (Eusebius), Eugene Loring (Pantalon), Hugh Laing (Florestan)