Ballet concert “Petipa. Metamorphosis. XXI century”

27/11/2018
The Alexandrinsky Theatre
Ballet concert “Petipa. Metamorphosis. XXI century”

Photo © Mats Bäcker

The Festival was ended on November 27 with “Petipa. Metamorphosis. XXI century”, at the Alexandrinsky Theatre, with a programme which reflected 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.

PROGRAMME OF THE CONCERT

ACT I

I

Pas-de-deux ‘Pavlova and Cecchetti’ from The Nutcracker
Performers: Kristina Shapran, Viktor Baranov

Choreography: John Neumeier
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Premiere: October 21, 1971. Frankfurt Ballet

 

Photos © Evgeniya Matvienko

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

II

Pas-de-deux from Giselle
Performers: Nicoletta Manni, Julian MacKay

Choreography: Marius Petipa (after Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli)
Music: Adolphe Adam
Premiere: February 5, 1884. Bolshoi Theatre, St Petersburg

 

Photos © Vitaliy Kolikov

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

III

Giselle and Albert duet from Giselle
Performers: Dada Masilo, Xola Willie
Choreography: Dada Masilo
Music Philip Miller
Premiere: May 4, 2017. DansensHus, Oslo

 

Photos © Mikhail Logvinov

 

Photos © Evgeniya Matvienko

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

Photos © Olga Mikhailova

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

IV

Pas-de-deux from The Sleeping Beauty
Performers: Isabella Boylston, James Whiteside

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Reconstruction: Alexei Ratmansky
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Premiere: March 3, 2015. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, California

 

Photos © Vitaliy Kolikov

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

V

Pas-de-deux of Aurora and Carabosse from The Sleeping Beauty
Performers: Mariko Kida, Vahe Martirosyan

Choreography: Mats Ek
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Premiere: June 2, 1996. Hamburg Ballet

 

Photos © Olga Mikhailova

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

Photos © Mikhail Logvinov

 

VI

The Doll’s variations from Coppelia
Performers: Maria Alexandrova

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Revised version: Sergei Vikharev
Music: Leo Delibes
Premiere: March 12, 2009. New stage of the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

 

Photos © Evgeniya Matvienko

 

VII

Coppelius dance with the Doll from Coppélia
Performers: Anton Domashev

Choreography: Roland Petit
Music: Leo Delibes
Premiere: September 18, 1975. Marseille

 

Photos © Vitaliy Kolikov

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

VIII

Pas-de-deux from The Nutcracker
Performers: Elena Evseeva, Alexander Sergeev

Choreography: Kirill Simonov
Staging: Mikhail Shemyakin
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Premiere: February 12, 2001. Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

 

Photos © Vitaliy Kolikov

 

Photos © Evgeny Pronin

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

Photos © Evgeniya Matvienko

 

ACT II

IX

Ghost
Performers: Mirea Delogu, Antoine Dubois, Nuriya Nagimova, Anna Gueho, Alice Leloup

Choreography: Angelin Preljocaj
Music: E. Cooley & O. Blackwell, P.I. Tchaïkovski, 79D
Premiere: November 27, 2018. Festival “Diaghilev. P.S.”, St Petersburg

 

Photos © Olga Mikhailova

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

X

Pas-de-deux of Prince and Swan from The Swan Lake
Performers: Ivan Putrov, Liam Mower

Choreography: Matthew Bourne
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Premiere: 1995. Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, UK

 

Photos © Olga Mikhailova

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

XI

NotWhite Adajio
Performers: Irina Perren, Marat Shemiunov

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Reduction: Marat Shemiunov
Music: Oleg Karavaichuk
Premiere: July 23, 2018.
Hermitage Theatre, St. Petersburg

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

XII

Esmeralda variation from Esmeralda
Performers: Maria Alexandrova

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Reconstruction: Youri Bourlaka (with Vassili Medvedev)
Music: Cesare Pugni
Premiere: December 25, 2009. Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

XIII

Esmeralda variation from Notre Dame de Paris
Performers: Nicoletta Manni

Choreography: Roland Petit
Music: Maurice Jarre
Premiere: December 11, 1965. Paris Opera

 

Photos © Mark Olich

 

XIV

‘Danza delle ore’ from the opera La Gioconda
Performers: Students of the Vaganova Ballet Academy

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Reconstruction and reduction:
Nikolay Tsiskaridze
Music: Amilcare Ponchielli
Premiere: June 14, 2018. Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
June 19, 2018. Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

 

Photos © Mark Olich