The Festival ended on November 27 with “Petipa. Metamorphosis. XXI century”, at the Alexandrinsky Theatre, with a programme which reflects the wide range of interest that outstanding masters of contemporary ballet have shown towards the Master’s creative heritage – his masterpieces Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and Giselle.
Yekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre performed “Paquita” in a version by Sergei Vikharev and Vyacheslav Samodurov
On November 26, the South African troupe of Dada Masilo «The Dance Factory» from Johannesburg presented their own version of the ballet “Giselle”.