Jörgen W. (jorgen_w) wrote,
Jörgen W.

Russian ballet gala in Copenhagen

Stars of Russian Ballet Gala

Hosted by the President of the Russian Federation and spouse

Wednesday 28 April at 18.00

Upon invitation from Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince Consort the President of the Russian Federation, His Excellency Dmitry Medvedev and Mrs. Svetlana Medvedeva will pay a State Visit to Denmark from 27 to 28 April 2010. On this occasion the Russian President and his wife hosts a ballet gala in return for the invitation. Stars of Russian Ballet Gala is a unique opportunity to experience some of the world's best ballet dancers, as 1000 tickets are sold to this gala. Proceeds benefit Russian orphanages.
The programme presents 9 excerpts from some of the world's most famous ballets, i.e. The Swan Lake and Don Quixote and includes dancers from three Russian theatres: Bolshoi, Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky.


P. Tchaikovsky
Classic Pas de deux
Choreography: G. Balanchine
Performed by: Evgenia Obraztsova and Anton Korsakov

A. Khachaturian
Adagio from "Spartacus"
Choreography: G. Kovtun
Performed by: Irina Perren and Marat Shemiunov

L. Gottschalk
Choreography: G. Balanchine
Performed by: Leonid Sarafanov and Nadezhda Gonchar

G. Powell
Choreography: Yu. Smekalov
Performed by: Evgenia Obraztsova and Yuri Smekalov

C. Puni
Pas de deux of Diana and Actaeon from the ballet "Esmeralda"
Choreography: À. Vaganova
Performed by: Anastasia Stashkevich and Michael Lobuhin

V. Soloviev-Grey
"Gopak" from the ballet "Taras Bulba"
Choreography: R. Zakharov
Performed by: Anton Korsakov

S. Rachmaninov
Spring Waters
Choreography: A. Messerer
Performed by: Irina Perren and Marat Shemiunov

P. Tchaikovsky
Spanish Dance from the ballet "Swan Lake"
Choreography: Yu. Grigorovich
Performed by Anastasia Meskova and dancers of the Bolshoi Theatre

L. Minkus
Pas de deux from the ballet "Don Quixote"
Choreography: A. Gorsky
Performed by: Victoria Tereshkina and Leonid Sarafanov

Please note, that changes in the programme can occur

The Concert Hall in Tivoli

Tickets costs from DKK 210-420 and are purchased at the Tivoli Ticket Centre, Vesterbrogade 3, tlf. +45 33 15 10 12 or via www.billetnet.dk
Tags: bolshoi, mariinsky, meskova, obraztsova
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