Le Sacre du printemps: scenario, Nicholas Roerich and Igor Stravinsky; music, Stravinsky; decor and costumes, Roerich; choreography, Vaslav Nijinsky. Première: 29 May 1913, by Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris.
Reconstruction première: 30 September 1987, by Joffrey Ballet, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. Second staging: 3 April 1991, by Paris Opéra Ballet, Palais Garnier, Paris. Third staging: 11 March 1994, Finnish Ballet, Finnish National Opera, Helsinki.
Video of Joffrey production: The Search for Nijinsky’s Rite of Spring, WNET/ THIRTEEN with BBC2 and La Sept; première: 24 November 1989, New York.
Reconstruction première: 11 April 1989, Beppe Menegatti and Carla Fracci production with Teatro di San Carlo, Naples. Second staging: 27 October 1989, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Montreal. Third staging: 8 December 1989, Julliard School, New York.
Video of Julliard production: A Revival of Nijinsky’s Original L’Après-midi d’un faune, Harwood Academic Publishers, London and New York.
Reconstruction première: 9 February 1994, by Paris Opéra Ballet, Palais Garnier, Paris.
Reconstruction première: 3 May 1991, by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Montreal.
Reconstruction première: 26 October 1988, by Joffrey Ballet, City Center Theater, New York.