Choreographies

List of Serge Lifar's choreographies sorted by dates.

Renard

21.05.1925
Music by Igor Stravinski
Sets and costumes by Michel Larionov

Les créatures de Prométhée

30.12.1929 
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Sets and costumes by François Quelvée.

La nuit

05.03.1930 
Music by Henri Sauguet.
Sets and costumes by Christian Bérard.

L’orchestre en liberté

16.02.1931 
Music by Henri Sauveplane.
Sets and costumes by Paul Colin.

Prélude dominical

16.02.1931 
Music by Guy Ropartz.
Sets and costumes by Paul Colin.

Bacchus et Ariane

22.05.1931 
Music by Albert Roussel.
Sets and costumes by Giorgio de Chirico.

Sur le Borysthène

16.12.1932 
Music by Serge Prokofiev.
Sets by Michel Larionov.
Costumes by Natalia Gontcharova.

Jeunesse

27.04.1933 
Music by Pierre Octave Ferroud.
Sets and costumes by Jean Godebsky.
Scenario by André Coeuroy and Serge Lifar.

La vie de Polichinelle

22.06.1934 
Music by Nicolas Nabokov.
Sets and costumes by Pedro Pruna.

Icare

09.07.1935
Music by Arthur Honegger, J. E. Szyfer.
Sets by Paul Larthe.
Reprise 1962, sets by Picasso.

Harnasie

27.04.1936 
Music by Karol Szymanovski.
Sets and costumes by Irène Lorentowicz.

Le Roi nu

15.06.1936
Music by Jean Françaix.
Sets by Pedro Pruna.

Promenade dans Rome

14.12.1936

Music by Marcel Samuel Rousseau.
Costumes by J.P. Zambaux. Sets by Albert Decaris

David triomphant

15.12.1936 
Music by Claude Debussy et Modeste Moussorgski.
Rhythms by Serge Lifar orchestrated by Vittorio Rieti.
Sets and costumes by Fernand Léger.

Les Tziganes

15.04.1937 
Music by Kovalov after the poem by Pushkin.

Alexandre le Grand

21.06.1937 
Music by Philippe Gaubert.
Sets and costumes by Paul Larthe.

Oriane et le Prince d’Amour

07.01.1938 
Music by Florent Schmitt.
Sets and costumes by Pedro Pruna.
First billing as choreauthor

Le cantique des cantiques

02.02.1938
Music by Arthur Honegger.
Poetic argument by G. Boissy.
Sets and costumes by Paul Colin.

Aeneas

04.04.1938 
Music by Albert Roussel.
Sets and costumes by Moulaert.

Entre deux rondes

25.04.1940
Music by Marcel Samuel Rousseau.
Sets and costumes by Nadine Landowski.

Le Chevalier et la Demoiselle

02.07.1941
Music by Philippe Gaubert.
Sets and costumes by Adolphe Mouron, dit Cassandre.

Istar

31.12.1941 
Music by Vincent d’Indy.
Sets and costumes by Léon Bakst.

Boléro

31.12.1941 
Music by Maurice Ravel.
Sets and costumes by Léon Leyritz.

Roméo et Juliette

16.06.1942 
Music by Piotr Illitch Tchaïkovski.

Suite en Blanc

23.07.1943
Music by Edouard Lalo (Namouna).
Costumes by Maurice Moulène.

Guignol et Pandore

29.04.1944 
Music by André Jolivet.
Sets and costumes by André Dignimont.

Les Mirages

10.07.1944
Music by Henri Sauguet.
Sets and costumes by Adolphe Mouron, dit Cassandre.

Aubade

05.01.1946
Music by Francis Poulenc.
Sets and costumes by Constantin Nepo.

Chota Roustavelli

05.05.1946
Music by Arthur Honegger (Acts 1 and 4), Nikolai Tcherepnin (Act 2),
Tibor Harsányi (Act 3).
Sets and costumes by Constantin Nepo and Prince Schervachidze.

Défilé du Ballet

08.11.1946
Music by Hector Berlioz.

Zadig

09.07.194
Music by Pierre Petit.
Sets and costumes by Félix Labisse.

Escales

28.07.1948 
Music by Jacques Ibert.
Sets and costumes by Denyse de Bravura.

La pierre enchantée

23.06.1950
Music by Georges Auric.

Fourberies

27.02.1952
Music by Gioacchino Rossini.
Sets and costumes by Roland Oudot.

Variations

11.03.1953
Music by Franz Schubert.

Grands pas

17.06.1953 
Music by Johannes Brahms.

Suite en ré majeur

26.06.1954 
Music by Jean-Sébastien Bach.
Sets and costumes by Constantin Nepo.

Les noces fantastiques

09.02.1955 
Music by Marcel Delannoy.
Sets by Roger Chastel. Costumes by André Levasseur.

Roméo et Juliette (version nouvelle)

28.12.1955
Music by Serge Prokofiev.
Sets and costumes by Georges Wakhevitch.

Nuages et fêtes

24.03.1957
Music by Claude Debussy.
Sets and costumes by Claire Motte and Jean-Bernard Lemoine.

Daphnis et Chloé

08.07.1958
Music by Maurice Ravel.
Set and costumes by Marc Chagall.

Francesca da Rimini

03.10.1958
Music by Piotr Illitch Tchaïkovski (Dante Alighieri).
Sets and costumes by Félix Labisse

Le Maure de Venise

03.01.1960
Music by Maurice Thiriet

Le Grand Cirque

22.01.1969
Music by Aram Illitch Khatchatourian.
Sets and costumes by Bernard Buffet.