Conductor – Honoured Artist of Russia, People's Artist of the Republic of Belarus, laureate of the National Theatre Award "Golden Mask", laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus, Alexandr Anisimov;
Choreographer – Honoured Artist of Estonia Vasily Medvedev (St. Petersburg);
Production Designer – Andrei Voitenko (St. Petersburg);
Costume Designer – Elena Zaitseva (Moscow).
Act 1: The Bazaar
Entrée, danse des corsairs, Medora’s entrée – Adolphe Adam (to the music of Pas de cinq) Pas de trois des odalisques-Entrée, 3rd variation – Adolphe Adam 1st and 2nd variations, Coda – Cesare Pugni Pas d’esclave: Entrée, Adagio, male variation, Coda – Duke Peter of Oldenburg Female variation – Riccardo Drigo (from the ballet La vestale, variation for Maria Gorshenkova) Medora’s variation – Léo Delibes (variation for Adelie Grantsova) Danse des corsairs (ballabile d’action) – Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni Conrad and Medora are in love with each other. Medora’s warden Lankedem sells the girl to Pasha Seid along with her friend Gulnara. The corsairs kidnap the girls and Lankedem.
Act 2: the Grotto
Le petit Corsaire, Danse des enfants – Adolphe Adam Variations (Conrad, Birbanto, Ali) – Adolphe Adam (from the ballet L'Écumeur des mer) Danse des Forbans – Cesare Pugni Pas d’action: Adagio – Riccardo Drigo (from the ballet The Dream of Spring) Ali’s variation – Julius Gerber (from the ballet Trilby) Medora’s variation – Riccardo Drigo (for the ballet Cinderella) Conrad’s variation – Arthur Saint-Léon (for the ballet The fandango Process) Coda – Riccardo Drigo Pas des odalisques – Riccardo Drigo Medora and Conrad’s Scene dansante – Adolphe Adam In the corsairs’ grotto Conrad sets a pack of slave girls free. Birbanto protests but it defied and humiliated. Lankedem gives him a sleeping draught. They intoxicate Conrad and kidnap Medora, but she manages to wound Birbanto.
Act 3: Le jardin animé
Entrée, Gulnara’s variation, Valse des enfants, Medora’s variation – Riccardo Drigo Valse, Adagio, Coda – Léo Delibes Finale – Adolphe Adam (to the music from the opera If I were a King) In his palace Pasha enjoys the company of his new wife Gulnara. Lankedem brings him Medora, to his delight. A group of pilgrims arrives and gest invited to see a splendid dance. When it’s over, they get unveiled: these are the corsairs, and they occupy the palace. Medora recognizes Birbanto as her kidnapper. Conrad kills him.
The corsairs’ ship is caught in a storm. Only Conrad and Medora survive.