Other Ballets

L’Etoile de Grenade (The Star of Granada) – Ballet divertissement
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 21st January [O.S. 9th January] 1855, Palace of the Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna, St Petersburg

La Rose, la Violette et le Papillon (The Rose, the Violet and the Butterfly) – Ballet divertissement
Music by Duke Peter Georgievich of Oldenburg
World Première: 20th October [O.S. 8th October 1857, Tsarskoe Selo, St Petersburg
Original cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as the Rose, Matil’da Madaeva as the Violet and Marfa Muravieva as the Butterfly

Un Mariage sous la Régence (A Marriage During the Regency) – Ballet in two acts
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 30th December [O.S. 18th December] 1858, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre, St Petersburg
Original 1858 cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as Countess Matil’da, Christian Johansson, Timofei Stukolkin, Marfa Muravieva, Anna Prikhunova and Lev Ivanov

Le Marché des parisien or Les Marché des Innocents – Ballet comique in one act
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 5th May [O.S. 23rd April] 1859, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1859 cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as Lizette, Marius Petipa as Simon and Timofei Stukolkin as the Marquis Megrèle
Première of Petipa’s first revival: 29th May 1861, Académie Royale de Musique, Paris
Original 1861 cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as Gloriette and Louis Mérante as Lindor
Première of Petipa’s second revival: 20th January [O.S. 8th January] 1895, Imperial Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
Original 1895 cast: Maria Anderson as Lizette, Sergei Litavkin as Simon and Enrico Cecchetti as the Marqius Megrèle

The Blue Dahlia -Ballet fantastique in two acts
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 12th May [O.S. 30th April] 1860, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1860 cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as the Blue Dahlia and Timofei Stukolkin as Beausoleil
Revived by Petipa in 1875
Original 1875 cast: Marie Petipa

Terpsichore – Ballet in one act
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 27th November [O.S. 15th November] 1861, Tsarskoe Selo

The Beauty of Lebanon – Ballet fantastique in three acts
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 24th December [O.S. 12th December] 1863, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as the Mountain Spirit and Timofei Stukolkin as Beshir

The Travelling Dancer – Ballet in one act
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 16th April 1864, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as the Prima Ballerina and Timofei Stukolkin as Rinaldo

Florida – Ballet in three acts
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 22nd January [O.S. 10th January] 1866, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Maria Surovshchikova-Petipa as Florida

Titania – Ballet in one act
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 30th November [O.S. 18th November] 1866, Mikhailovsky Palace, St Petersburg

The Benevolent Cupid – Ballet in one act
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 18th March [O.S. 6th March] 1868, Imperial Ballet School, St Petersburg

L’Escalve (The Slave Girl) – Ballet divertissement
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 9th May [O.S. 27th April] 1868, Hermitage Theatre, St Petersburg
Original cast: Lev Ivanov

Trilby – Ballet in two acts
Music by Yuli Gerber
World Première: 6th February [O.S. 25th January] 1870, Imperial Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Original 1870 cast: Polina Karpakova as Trilby and Ludia Geiten as Miranda
Première of Petipa’s St Petersburg staging: 29th January [O.S. 17th January] 1871, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1871 cast: Adèle Grantzow as Trilby and Lev Ivanov as Count Leopold

Les Deux étoiles (The Two Stars) – Ballet anacréontique in one act
Music by Cesare Pugni
World Première: 6th February [O.S. 25th January] 1871, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1871 cast: Ekaterina Vazem as the First Star, Alexandra Virginia as the Second Star and Pavel Gerdt as Apollo
Première of Petipa’s Moscow staging: 3rd March [O.S. 25th February] 1878, Imperial Bolshoi Theatre

La Camargo – Grand ballet in three acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 19th December [O.S. 7th December] 1872, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Adèle Grantzow as Marie Camargo, Alexandra Virginia as Madeleine Camargo, Lev Ivanov as Vestris and Timofei Stukolkin as the Comte de Melun

The Bandits – Grand ballet in two acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 7th February [O.S. 26th January] 1875, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Ekaterina Vazem

Les Aventures de Pélée (The Adventures of Peleus) – Ballet in thee acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 30th January [O.S. 18th January] 1876, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1876 cast: Eugenia Sokolova as Thetis, Pavel Gerdt as Peleus, Lyubov Savitskaya as Cupid, Maria Gorshenkova as Venus, Christian Johansson as Juptier, Lev Ivanov as Adonis and Platon Karsavin as Triton
Première of Petipa’s revival: 9th August [28th July] 1897, Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg
Original 1897 cast: Matilda Kschessinskaya as Thetis, Pavel Gerdt as Peleus, Olga Preobrazhenskaya as Cupid, Olga Leonova as Venus, Lyubov Roslavleva as Flora, Alexei Bulgakov as Jupiter and Sergei Legat as Adonis

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Music by Felix Mendelssohn and Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 26th July [O.S. 14th July] 1876, Hermitage Theatre
Original cast: Eugenia Sokolova, Pavel Gerdt and Marie Petipa

Roxana, the Beauty of Montenegro – Ballet fantastique in four acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 11th February [O.S. 29th January] 1878, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Eugenia Sokolova as Roxana

Ariadne
Music by Yuri Gerber
World Première: 1878, Imperial Bolshoi Theatre
Original cast: Anna Sobechshanskaya

The Daughter of the Snows – Ballet fantastique in three acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 7th January 1879, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Ekaterina Vazem as the Snow Maiden

Frizak the Barber – Ballet comique in one act
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 23rd March [O.S. 11th March] 1879, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Maria Gorshenkova and Pavel Gerdt

Mlada – Ballet fantastique in four acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 14th December [O.S. 2nd December] 1879, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1879 cast: Eugenia Sokolova as Mlada, Felix Kschessinsky as Mstivoi/Prince Ratarskii and Maria Gorshenkova as Princess Voislava
Première of Petipa’s revival: 7th October [O.S. 25th September] 1896, Imperial Mariinsky Theatre
Original 1896 cast: Matilda Kschessinskaya as Mlada, Felix Kschessinsky as Mstivoi/Prince Ratarskii, Marie Petipa as Princess Voislava, Pavel Gerdt as Iaromir/Prince Arkonsi, Nadezhda Petipa as Sviatokhna and Alexander Shiryaev as the Jester

Zoraiya, the Moorish Girl in Spain – Grand ballet in four acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 13th February [O.S. 1st February] 1881, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Ekaterina Vazem as Zoraiya

La Nuit et le Jour (The Night and the Day) – Ballet fantastique in one act
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 30th May [O.S. 18th May] 1883, Imperial Bolshoi Theatre
Original cast: Eugenia Sokolova as the Queen of the Night, Ekaterina Vazem as the Queen of the Day, Maria Gorshenkova as the Night Star, Anna Johansson as the Morning Star, Pavel Gerdt as the Fly, Varvara Nikitina as the Dove, Alexandra Vinogradova as the Queen Bee, Augusta Ogoleyt as a Swan and Alexandra Shaposhnikova as a Naiad

Pygmalion, or The Statue of Cyprus – Ballet in four acts
Music by Prince Nikita Trubestkoi
World Première: 23rd December [O.S. 11th December] 1883, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Revived by Petipa in 1895

The Magic Pills – Ballet-féerie in three acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 21st February [O.S. 9th February] 1886, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original cast: Eugenia Sokolova

The King’s Command, or The Pupils of Dupré – Ballet in two acts
Music by Albert Vizentini, Johann Strauss II, Léo Delibes, Daniel Auber, Jules Massenet and Anton Rubinstein
World Première: 26th February [O.S. 14th February] 1886, Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre
Original 1886 cast: Virginia Zucchi as Pepita, Pavel Gerdt as Pepito, Enrico Cecchetti as Dupré and Lev Ivanov as Milon
Première of Petipa’s first revival: 12th December [O.S. 30th November] 1887, Imperial Mariinsky Theatre
Original 1887 cast: Virginia Zucchi as Pepita, Pavel Gerdt as Pepito and Enrico Cecchetti as Dupré
Première of Petipa’s second revival: 26th February [O.S. 14th February] 1900, Hermitage Theatre
Original 1900 cast: Olga Preobrazhenskaya as Violette/Pepita, Nikolai Legat as Vestris/ Pepito, Alexander Shiryaev as Dupré, Pavel Gerdt as King Louis XIV, Pierina Legnani as La Camargo and Lev Ivanov as Count Montignac

The Sacrifices to Cupid – Grand ballet in one act
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 3rd August [O.S. 22nd July] 1886, Peterhof Palace
Original cast: Eugenia Sokolova as Chloë

Les Caprices du Papillon (The Caprices of the Butterfly) – Ballet in one act
Music by Nikolai Krotkov
World Première: 17th June [O.S. 5th June] 1889, Peterhof Palace
Original 1889 cast: Varvara Nikitina as the Butterfly, Pavel Gerdt as the Phoenix-Moth, Sergei Litavki as the Grasshopper, Maria Anderson as the Fly, Alexander Shiryaev as the Spider and Sergei Legat as the Nightingale
Première of Petipa’s revival: 3rd November [O.S. 22nd October] 1895, Imperial Mariinsky Theatre
Original 1895 cast: Lyubov Roslavleva as the Butterfly, Nikolai Legat as the Phoenix Moth, Enrico Cecchetti as the Grasshopper, Olga Preobrazhenskaya as the Fly, Alexander Shiryaev as the Spider and Sergei Legat as the Nightingale

Nénuphar (The Water Lily) – Ballet fanastique in one act
Music by Nikolai Krotkov
World Première: 23rd November [O.S. 11th November] 1890, Imperial Mariinsky Theatre
Original cast: Carlotta Brianza

Kalkabrino – Ballet in three acts
Music by Ludwig Minkus
World Première: 25th February [O.S. 13th February] 1891, Imperial Mariinsky Thetare
Original cast: Carlotta Brianza as Marietta/Draginiatza, Enrico Cecchetti as Reuben, Pavel Gerdt as Kalkabrino, Felix Kschessinsky as René, Nikolai Legat as Olivier and Marie Petipa as Cigala

A Fairy Tale – Ballet fantastique in one act
Music by Richter
World Première: 16th April [O.S. 4th April] 1891, Imperial Ballet School

The Calvary Halt – Demi-caractère ballet in one act (1896)
Music by Johann Armsheimer
Original cast: Pierina Legnani as Theresa, Pavel Gerdt as Pierre, Marie Petipa as Marie, Alfred Bekefi as the Captain of Hussars and Sergei Legat as the Cornet of Lancers

Les Ruses d’Amour – Ballet in one act
Music by Alexander Glazunov
World Première: 29th January [O.S. 17th January] 1900, Hermitage Theatre
Original cast: Pierina Legnani, Claudia Kulichevskaya, Marie Petipa, Lyubov Petipa and Nadezhda Petipa

The Seasons – Ballet allégorique in one act
Music by Alexander Glazunov
World Première: 20th February [O.S. 7th February] 1900, Hermitage Theatre
Original cast: Alexei Bulgakov as Winter, Anna Pavlova as Frost, Julia Sedova as Ice, Vera Trefilova as Hail, Lyubov Petipa as Snow, Nikolai Legat as Zephyr, Olga Preobrazhenskaya as the Rose, Varvara Rykhliakova as the Swallow, Matilda Kschessinskaya as the Spirit of Corn, Mikhail Obukhov as the Faun, Alexander Gorsky and Alexander Shiryaev as the Satyrs, Pavel Gerdt as Bacchus and Marie Petipa as Bacchante

The Heart of the Marquis
Music by Ernest Guiraud, with spoken verse by Frédéric Febvre
World Première: 7th March [O.S. 22nd February] 1902, Hermitage Theatre

The Romance of the Rosebud and the Butterfly – Ballet in one act
Music by Riccardo Drigo
Cast: Olga Preobrazhenskaya as the Butterfly
Never premièred (was scheduled for première on the 5th February [O.S. 23rd January] 1904 at the Hermitage Theatre)