Ekaterina Osmolkina and Giuseppe Picone in The Sleeping Beauty. Photo: Marc Haegeman
The 2018 Gala will once again be a fascinating display of Russian classical ballet repertoire with much-loved masterpieces including La Bayadère, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and contemporary choreographies.
Kristina Kretova and Ivan Vasiliev in Don Quixote. Photo: Marc Haegeman
Expect to witness both London and world premieres, including A Flashback by Mariinsky-based choreographer Ilya Zhivoi, Warrior of Light by the ballet family Maria Sasha Khan and Nadia Khan, and Julian and Nicholas McKay under the umbrella of the Theatrum Vitae cultural platform.
The performances will be accompanied by the English National Ballet Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Valeriy Ovsyannikov.
The Gala will feature performances by Maria Alexandrova (Bolshoi Theatre), Roman Belyakov (Mariinsky Theatre), Sergio Bernal (Ballet Nacional de España), Audric Bezard (Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris) and Federico Bonelli (The Royal Ballet) among others. For the full list of ballet dancers participating in the Gala, please visit Russian Ballet Icons.
This preview was written in partnership with Russian Ballet Icons Gala
|What||Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018|
|Where||London Coliseum, WC2N 4ES | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Covent Garden (underground)|
On 25 Feb 18, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
|Price||£45 per ticket|
|Website||Click here to book|