ABOUT: Originally choreographed for Gounod’s Opera Faust, the ballet depicts imaginary creatures celebrating and revelling in the coming of spring.


Choreography: after LEONID LAVROSKY

Music: CHARLES GOUNOD

Running time: 40 minutes (Full-Length Version)

 

ARTS IN EDUCATION NOTES:

Appropriate for:HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE

Running Time: 40 minutes (Full-Length Version); 15 minutes (excerpt)

Study Guide:AVAILABLE

Introductive lectures and Q/A periods are offered as part of the performance engagements and are included in school version running time.Walpurgis Night may be performed in its full-length version, or as part of a mixed playbill (performances of excerpts from two or more titles) for the desired running time. Schools may elect to maximize funding by planning mixed program playbill, matinee/s and consider adding a full evening performance open to the general public. All performing engagements offer the option to add a participatory program or residency conducted during the same period of time.

 Walpurgis Night