Ballet Festival "Mariinsky": 13th in 2013

The festival opens on February 28 and March 1 by Sergei Prokofiev "Romeo and Juliet", choreography by Leonid Yakobson, in the lead roles are Diana Vishneva and Vladimir Shklyarov, Conductor isValery Gergiev. The performance will air on March 1st European TV channel Mezzo.

A key event of the festival is a return to the repertoire of ballets by William Forsythe's "dizzying thrill accuracy" (The Vertiginous thrill of exactitude) and "Where are hanging golden cherry” (In the middle, somewhat elevated) (March 3). Revival of the ballet by coaches engaged Noah Gelber and Catherine Bennett. Virtuoso language of Forsythe develops a new generation of artists and the Mariinsky. The festival presents two benefices. March 5 Catherine Kondaurova plays female part in all three parts of George Balanchine "Jewels": usually "Emeralds," "Rubies" and "Diamonds" dance different soloist.

March 8 there willbe Vladimir Shklyarov evening, which in 2013 marks a decade of creative activity.

Special Event Festival - creative workshop of young choreographers, where their work will be shown by Vladimir Varnava, Nikita Dmitrievsky, Ilia Petrov, Anton Pimonov etc.

On the 75th anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev the Theater shows "La Bayadere" with Oksana Skorik, Ekaterina Osmolkina and the English National Ballet soloist Vadim Muntagirovym 

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