La rose malade (Pas de deux)

Roland Petit

Under the artistic direction of Maya Plisétskaya

Choreography based on the poem "Marriage of Heaven and Hell" by William Blake and performed on the Adagietto of the Fifth Symphony by Gustav Mahler

Cast: Maya Plisétskaya, Boris Yefimov

  • World premiere: Premiered in its entirety by the National Ballet of Marseille at the Opera Theater, Marseille (France), in 1973
  • Premiere by CND: Ballet del Teatro Lírico Nacional at Teatro Principal, Zaragoza (Spain), December 15th 1987


  • Coreography:
    Roland Petit
  • Music:
    Gustav Mahler
  • Libretto:
    Roland Petit
  • Duration:
    12 minutes