Medea - Carnaval

Medea - Carnaval (1959) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, performed in the opera's venue in the Folketeatret building. The program consisted of two ballets:

Medea, choreography by Birgit Cullberg, music by Béla Bartók.

Edith Roger danced the title role of Medea.

Carnaval, choreography by Michel Fokine, music by Robert Schumann.


(Objekt ID 68602)
Object type Production
Premiere March 25, 1959
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Medea by Birgit Cullberg, Béla Bartók; Medea by Evripides
Audience Adults
Expressions Ballet
Running period March 25, 1959  


Repertoire archive, The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet 18.05.2018.

Name Role
Birgit Cullberg – Choreography (Medea)
Michel Fokine – Choreography (Carnaval)
Istvàn Pajor – Musical Management
Béla Bartók – Music (Medea)
Robert Schumann – Music (Carnaval)
Alvar Granström – Costume design (Medea)
Anne Borg – Dancer (Jasons nye kone i Medea)
Bente Brunvoll – Dancer (Et av Medeas barn)
Grete Brunvoll – Dancer
Rolf Daleng – Dancer (Jason i Medea)
Edith Roger – Dancer (Medea)
Egil Åsman – Dancer