Ruses d'amour

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(The Trial of Damis)

Ballet in one act with choreography by Petipa and music by Glazunov. Premiered 29 Jan. 1900 at the Hermitage Theatre, St Petersburg, with Legnani and Gerdt. It tells the story of a duchess's daughter, Isabella, who disguises herself as a servant to test whether her fiancé, the Marquis Damis, loves her for herself rather than for her title.

Subjects: Dance.

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