St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

The Sleeping Beauty

ballet by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Performance by the Leonid Yakobson Ballet Theatre



Valentin Bogdanov

Princess Aurora: Sofia Matiushenskaya
Prince Désiré: Andrey Sorokin 
The Lilac Fairy: Elena Chernova 
The Diamond Fairy: Anna Skvortsova
Carabosse the Wicked Fairy: Angelina Grigorieva
Catalabutte: Andrei Gudyma
Princess Florine: Ekaterina Yalynskaya
Bluebird: Kirill Vychuzhanin

Running time 3 hours
The performance has two intervals

Age category 6+


Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Libretto by Ivan Vsevolozhsky, Marius Petipa and Jean-Guillaume Bart
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Jean-Guillaume Bart
Set and costume design by Olga Shaishmelashvili
Lighting design by Evgeny Ganzburg

The St Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre directed by Honoured Artist of Russia Andrian Fadeyev is a unique dance company. The theatre can take pride in its fifty-year history and is privileged to bear the name of one of the 20th century’s most outstanding Russian choreographers. Today, the St Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is one of the country’s greatest ballet companies and it has been a recipient of St Petersburg’s loftiest theatre award the Golden Sofit, Russia’s national theatre prize the Golden Mask and the prestigious Taglioni European Ballet Award.

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