The Bandits (ballet)

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Ekaterina Vazem in the Petipa/Minkus Les Brigands. St. Petersburg, 1875

Les Brigands (The Bandits) is a "Grand ballet" in 2 acts/5 scenes with prologue, with choreography was by Marius Petipa, and the music by Léon Minkus. Libretto by Marius Petipa, derived from Miguel Cervantes' novel La Gitanilla.

First presented by the Imperial Ballet on January 26/February 7 (Julian/Gregorian calendar dates), 1875 at the Imperial Bolshoi Kammeny Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia. Principal Dancers - Ekaterina Vazem.