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)
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.