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Performance

Le Corsaire

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Le Corsaire


Choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev and Marius Petipa
Staging by Anna-Marie Holmes
Music by Adolphe Adam, Césare Pugni, Léo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Prince Oldenbourg
Libretto by Jules-Henri de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier
Based on The Corsaire (1814) by Lord Byron
Scenery and Costumes by Irina Tibilova
Additional Costume Design by Robert Perdziola
Lighting by Mary Jo Dondlinger


Running Time: 148 minutes

A dashing pirate’s love for a beautiful harem girl sets the scene for suspenseful abductions and dramatic rescues—featuring one of the most famous pas de deux in all of the classical ballet repertoire. Boasting over 120 performers, this ballet showcases explosive bravura dancing from ABT’s unbeatable roster of virtuoso dancers.