St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

Ballet gala

Featuring soloists of the Opéra de Paris

Close of the XV International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY

The Mariinsky Orchestra
Conductor: Alexei Repnikov

I. Adagio Hammerklavier
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven (Adagio from Piano Sonata No 29, Op. 106, Große Sonate für das Hammerklavier); recording by Christoph Eschenbach
Choreography by Hans van Manen
Set and Costume Designs: Jean-Paul Vroom
Lighting: Jan Hofstra
Assistant Choreographer: Mea Venema

Performed by Xenia Ostreikovskaya and Alexei Timofeyev, Nadezhda Batoeva and Konstantin Zverev, Kristina Shapran and Yuri Smekalov

II. Marguerite and Armand
Music by Franz Liszt (Piano Sonata in B Minor)
Orchestrated by Dudley Simpson
Choreography by Frederick Ashton
Production Coach at the Mariinsky Theatre: Grant Coyle
Set Designs and Costumes: Cecil Beaton
Original Lighting Concept: John B. Read

Performed by Ulyana Lopatkina and Xander Parish
Piano: Yuri Favorin

III. Divertissement
Performed by Yekaterina Kondaurova, Anastasia Matvienko, Oxana Skorik, Alina Somova, Viktoria Tereshkina, Zlata Yalinich, Timur Askerov, Kimin Kim, Denis Matvienko, Alexander Sergeyev, Vladimir Shklyarov and Opéra de Paris soloists Léonore Baulac, Marie-Agnès Gillot, Jérémy-Loup Quer, Hugo Marchand and Josua Hoffalt

Age category 6+

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