Summertime at the Ballet



with Orchestra Victoria

“Les Chasseresses” from Sylvia
Orchestra Victoria
Music Léo Delibes

The Kingdom of the Shades from La Bayadère
Choreography Marius Petipa
Staged by David Hallberg
Guest Repetiteur Kirsty Martin
Music Ludwig Minkus arranged by John Lanchbery
Costume design Alexis George

Trio from Filigree and Shadow
Choreography and costume design Tim Harbour
Music 48nord (Ulrich Müller and Siegfried Rössert)

Pas de deux from Molto Vivace
Choreography Stephen Baynes
Music George Frederic Handel
Largo from Xerxes

Excerpts from Act I of Spartacus
Choreography Lucas Jervies
Music Aram Khachaturian
​These performances of Spartacus by Aram
Khachaturian are given by permission of Hal Leonard
Australia Pty Ltd, exclusive agents for Boosey &
Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd of London

Act III Bridesmaids Dance and Pas de deux from Don Quixote
Choreography Rudolf Nureyev
Music Ludwig Minkus arranged by John Lanchbery
Costume design Barry Kay


Overture from The Merry Widow
Orchestra Victoria
Music Franz Lehár
Arranged and orchestrated by John Lanchbery

Waltz from The Merry Widow
Choreography Ronald Hynd
Scenario Robert Helpmann
Choreography Ronald Hynd
Music Franz Lehár
Based on the operetta by Victor Léon and Leo Stein
Arranged and orchestrated by John Lanchbery
Costume design Desmond Heeley
Presented by arrangement with

Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
Choreography George Balanchine
©The George Balanchine Trust
Guest Repetiteur Sandra Jennings
Music Piotr Illyich Tchaikovsky
Excerpt from Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act III

Clay (excerpt from Logos)
Choreography and costume design Alice Topp
Music Ludovico Einaudi 'Whirling Winds'
Published by Chester Music by kind permission of the Wise Music Group
Clay is a co-commission of Studio Wayne McGregor, The Australian Ballet and Dance@The Grange
and was first performed at Dance@TheGrange in June 2019.

Pas de deux and finale from Theme and Variations
Choreography George Balanchine
©The George Balanchine Trust
Guest Repetiteur Sandra Jennings
Music Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Excerpt from Orchestral Suite No.3 in G, Op.55
This performance of Theme and Variations, a
Balanchine® ballet, is presented by arrangement with
The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in
accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine
Technique® Service standards established and provided
by the Trust.

Lighting design for Summertime at the Ballet Jon Buswell

Our thanks to our Official Piano Partner Kawai, who supplied the SK7 grand piano used in these performances.


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