Photo report November 23, 2018. Paquita

Photos © Irina Tuminene

On November 23, at Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama TheaterYekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  performed “Paquita” in a version by Sergei Vikharev and Vyacheslav SamodurovUtilising notation preserved in the Harvard Library Theatre Collection, the creators of this version restored the original choreography of 1881, but have placed it inside a new scenario: the collision of the old ‘script’ is offered to the viewer from the perspective of the diverse cultural experience of the 20th century.