Premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre on May 5, 2012.

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes.


Partner of the premiere — Van Cleef & Arpels.

Prodaction is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® service standards established and provided by the Trust


Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor — NESTLÉ.
EMERALDS
to music by Gabriel Fauré

RUBIES
to music by Igor Stravinsky

The score has been made available by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Limited

DIAMONDS
to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Teachers-Repetiteurs: Sandra Jennings, Merrill Ashley, Paul Boos
Set Designer: Alyona Pikalova
Costume Designer: Elena Zaitseva
Music Director: Pavel Sorokin

Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Emeralds.
Dmitry Gudanov, Nina Kaptsova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds.
Evgenia Obraztsova, Vladislav Lantratov.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds.
Marianna Ryzhkina, Semyon Chudin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds.
Alexander Volchkov, Anna Tikhomirova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds.
Olga Smirnova, Karim Abdullin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Rubies.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Rubies.
Olga Marchenkova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Rubies.
Ekaterina Shipulina.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Rubies.
Ekaterina Krysanova, Vyacheslav Lopatin.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Rubies.
Anastasia Stashkevich, Andrei Merkuriev.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Rubies.
Kristina Kretova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Rubies.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Diamonds.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Diamonds.
Semyon Chudin, Olga Smirnova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Diamonds.
Svetlana Zakharova.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Diamonds.
Ekaterina Krysanova, Dmitry Gudanov.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Diamonds.
Svetlana Zakharova, Alexander Volchkov.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Diamonds.
Evgenia Obraztsova, Artem Ovcharenko.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Diamonds.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.