St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

International Stars Gala


IX International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY

photo by Eugene Ivanov

I. WHO CARES?
Music by George Gershvin
Choreography by George Balanchine
Lighting designer – Igor Yakushev
Conductor – Alexander Novikov

Performed by Igor Zelensky, Elena Lytkina, Natalia Yershova, Anna Zharova and artists of the Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre


II. DIVERTISSEMENT
Choreographic miniatures, scenes and pas de deux from the classical ballets
Conductor – Mikhail Agrest

Performed by  Ulyana Lopatkina, Diana Vishneva, Viktoria Tereshkina, Yevgenia Obraztsova, Angel Corella, Marcelo Gomes, Vladimir Malakhov, Leonid Sarafanov, Ivan Kozlov, Mikhail Lobukhin


III. THEME AND VARIATIONS
A classical ballet
Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Choreography by George Balanchine (1947)
Staging by Francia Russel
Costumes by Galina Solovieva
Lighting design by Vladimir Lukasevich
Conductor – Mikhail Agrest
Performed by Alina Somova, Vladimir Shklyarov and artists of the Mariinsky Ballet


The Ballet of George Balanchine Theme and Variations is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® service standards established and provided by the Trust
The Mariinsky Theatre would like to express its gratitude to Mrs Bettina von Siemens for her support in bringing the "Ballets of George Balanchine" project to life

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