Premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre on May 5, 2012.

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes.

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