Bella Figura

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Bella Figura is a one-act ballet by Jiří Kylián, first presented in 1995 by Nederlands Dans Theater.

Australia in 1996 by Nederlands Dans Theater.
American in April 2011 by Boston Ballet.

Lukas Foss ("Lento and Andante" from Salomon Rossi Suite)
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi ("Stabat Mater Dolorosa and Quando Corpus Morietur" from Stabat Mater)
Alessandro Marcello ("Adagio" from Oboe Concerto in D minor)
Antonio Vivaldi ("Andante" from Concerto for two mandolins in G major)
Giuseppe Torelli ("Grave" from Concerti Grossi Op 8 No. 6 in G minor "Christmas Concerto")

Ken Ossola was assistant to the choreographer, the set design was by Kylián, costume design by Joke Visser, lighting design and technical adaptation by Kees Tjebbes.


  • Boston Ballet program notes (March 2012).