Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Sleeping Beauty Returns to Bolshoi Theatre (video)
18.11.2011 13:11
Sleeping Beauty Returns to Bolshoi Theatre (video)
Prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre, Svetlana Zakharova

Today the famous ballet “Sleeping Beauty” will be performed on the newly renovated stage of the Bolshoi Theatre. The first premiere since its reopening was the opera "Ruslan and Lyudmila" - the scandalous production made by a director Dmitry Chernyakov.

      According to RIA Novosti, the new ballet «combines the choreography of Marius Petipa, the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and of course the story by Charles Perrault. The ballet will be suitable for both children and adults». 

      Svetlana Zakharova will play the lead role of Princess Aurora and her partner, American dancer David Hallberg will transform to Prince Desire.

      The first production of the famous ballet dates back to 1890, when it was presented in the Mariinsky Theatre of St. Petersburg. The current 7th version of “Sleeping Beauty” is created by choreographer Yury Grigorovich, the director of two previous editions in 1963 and 1973.

      Th dancers will wear magnificent costumes designed by Franca Squarciapino, jewelry and wigs accroding to the tradition of XVI century.

      The main conductor of the Bolshoi Theatre Vasily Sinaisky will direct the orchestra.  

      Sources: MK, RIA Novosti. Image courtesy:  

      The general rehearsal of the ballet "Sleeping Beauty"


Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian culture Russian theatres Moscow theatres The Bolshoi Theatre  

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

Arsky Stone  Kabardino-Balkaria  travel to Russia  Russian International  Art Exhibitions  Russian scientists  Erast Garin  The Pirate Party of Russia  Russian science  Russian Composers  places to visit in Russia  Ernst Neizvestny  Manon  Murmansk Region  Russian economy  Sergey Shekhovtsov  Russian laws  Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater  Russia  anniversary  Soviet Music  Parliament in Action  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Happy New Year  Russian writers  Chamber Performance  Mouse  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Evgeny Garanichev  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Cinema  Astrakhan  Russian tourism  Barcelona  Russian business  Concerts in Novosibirsk  Criminal Liability  Book Tickets for Concerts  Halloween  Olympic Games 2012  Russian Traditions  Moscow parks  Tumen Region  St. Petersburg  Moscow  Lipetsk Region  TNK-BP  Monaco  Domodedovo  Modern Literature 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites