The Slave (Petipa/Pugni)

The Slave Girl (AKA L'Esclave) is a ballet Divertissement in 1 Act, choreographed by the Balletmaster Marius Petipa to the music of Cesare Pugni, first presented by the Imperial Ballet for the Imperial Court at the Hermitage Theatre, on April 27/May 9 (Julian/Gregorian calendar dates), 1868 in St. Petersburg, Russia. It featured Lev Ivanov.[1]


  1. Roland John Wiley (1997). The Life and Ballets of Lev Ivanov: Choreographer of The Nutcracker and Swan Lake. Clarendon Press. p. 219. ISBN 978-0-19-816567-5.
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