Pablo Picasso at Pompeii – Parade & Pulcinella

Serata Picasso-Massine
al Teatro Grande degli Scavi di Pompei 
Balletto del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
soggetto di Jean Cocteau, musica di Eric Satie, coreografia di Léonide Massine, scenografia e i costumi di Pablo Picasso


Celebrating the centenary of Picasso’s visit to Italy, the Teatro Grande di Pompeii hosts two ballets with sets and costumes designed by this legendary Spanish artist. 100 Years ago, Picasso made a journey to Naples in order to work on Parade, an avant-garde ballet for the famous Ballets Russes with a libretto by Jean Cocteau, music by Erik Satie and a choreography by Léonide Massine. Three years later, Picasso and the Ballets Russes joined forces again for Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella” at the Opéra de Paris. Performance only: Length 63′ // Narrated Performance Version: Length 67′

Additional Info

  • No: A00050055
  • Composer: Erik Satie, Igor Stravinsky
  • Artists: Corps de Ballet of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
  • Production year: 2017
  • Run time: 01:07:00
  • Director: Choreography: Léonide and Lorca Massine
  • Producers: Heliox Films, Opéra Films in association with, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and UNITEL, with support of CNC
  • Format: 4K
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