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Ballet Imperial

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: George Balanchine
Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Music title: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op. 44
Arranger: Alexander Siloti
Work definition: Ballet in three movements
Title notes: Also known as 'Piano Concerto No. 2' and 'Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2'
World premiere: 25 June 1941, American Ballet Caravan, Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro
ROH premiere: 5 April 1950, Sadler's Wells Ballet
ROH company premiere: 5 April 1950, Sadler's Wells Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Ballet Imperial (1950) Sadler's Wells Ballet (72 performances online)
Ballet Imperial (1963) The Royal Ballet (24 performances online)
Piano Concerto No. 2 (1973) The Royal Ballet (7 performances online)
Ballet Imperial (1985) The Royal Ballet (2 performances online)
Ballet Imperial (2011) Mariinsky Ballet (2 performances online)