Street Games – Act II of Swan Lake – The Miraculous Mandarin

Street Games - Act II of Swan Lake The Miraculous Mandarin (1964) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera. The production was performed by The Norwegian National Opera in Folketeateret and comprised 3 ballets:

Street Games, choreographed by Walter Gore to music by Jacques Ibert.

Act II of Swan Lakechoreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, music by Peter Tchaikovsky.

The Miraculous Mandarin, choreographed by Alan Carter to music by Béla Bartók (Norwegian premiere).

The Miraculous Mandarin was performed in Kiel, together with Ainz-vous Bach? and The Moon Reindeer, in 1964.

Act II of Swan Lake was performed in Dortmund and Bergentogether  with Apollon musagète and Napoli, Act III, in 1967.


(Objekt ID 68506)
Object type Production
Premiere March 5, 1964
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Swan Lake by Peter Tsjaikovskij, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov; Street Games by Walter Gore, Jacques Ibert
Audience Adults
Keywords Ballet
Running period March 5, 1964  


Terje Boye-Hansen, e-mail, 16.05.2022

Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Repertoire archive, The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, 18.05.2018.

Performance dates
1967Opernhaus Dortmund, Tyskland visiting performance
1967Store Scene, The National Stage visiting performance
March 5, 1964Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night
1964Kieler Staatsschauspielhaus, Kiel, Tyskland visiting performance