Kalkabrino is a ballet in three acts and three scenes, with choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Léon Minkus.

Kalkabrino
ChoreographerMarius Petipa
MusicLéon Minkus
Premiere-February 13, 1891 (Julian calendar)
-February 25, 1891 (Gregorian calendar)
Imperial Mariinsky Theatre,
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Original ballet companyImperial Russian Ballet
Characters-Cigala
-Kalkabrino
-Marietta/Draginiatza
-Olivier
-René, Marietta's father
-Reuben

Première performanceEdit

The ballet was first presented by the Imperial Russian Ballet on 13 February 1891, on the Julian calendar (25 February 1891 in the Gregorian calendar) at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Original castEdit

The principal dancers at the première were:

Production notesEdit

  • This work was not produced with the participation of Minkus, who had already retired to Vienna in 1886. Instead, the score was a pastiche of airs extracted from several ballets.

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