Today all the ballet world is celebrating the anniversary of the living classic, one of the most outstanding choreographers of our time — John Neumeier. His unique creativity, deep knowledge and connection with the ballet history, as well as genius talent of a great ballet master — all this embodied in his unforgettable, magnificent ballets. The International Festival «Diaghilev.P.S.», likewise it’s St Petersburg audiences cherish deepContinue reading “John Neumeier – 85”


Дорогие друзья и коллеги, команда Фестиваля «Дягилев P. S.» рада объявить основную программу 2023 года. Она пройдет с 13 по 30 ноября 2023 года.


Japanese dancer and choreographer Saburo Teshigawara, a participant of International Festival of Arts «Diaghilev P.S.», got the Biennale di Venezia Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in dance. Congratulations from the Festival team to Mr. Teshigawara. Saburo Teshigawara visited Saint-Peterburg and danced in performance «The Idiot» based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel in 2019. «Diaghilev P. S.» was the first Russian dance festival, which organized Mr. Teshigawara’s tour.Continue reading “La Biennale di Venezia’s award for Saburo Teshigawara”


Despite all the obstacles of this tough year, we will surprise you with loud premieres and discoveries.


We are glad to publsih first photos from the opening of the Festival 2019 of the Monte Carlo Ballet’s Nijinsky Program.

Теодор Курентзис. Teodor Currentzis

Dear friends and colleagues!
Let us start introducing you to the programme of the festival Diaghilev. P.S. 2017. The festival will be held on the last week of November, dates of the performances will be announced later. Venues of the performances are festival’s regular partners: Grand Hall of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, Alexandrinsky theatre, Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama theatre.


A mysterious play “Coco”, premiered in April 2017 in Amsterdam, was included into the programme of Diaghilev. P.S. 2017.


In addition to the previously announced choreographic sensation, “Relache”, the Festival will present the June premiere of the Ballet de Lorraine from Nancy, “Record of Ancient Things”, by choreographers Petter Jacobsson and Thomas Caley.


Every year, the State Hermitage Museum hosts the Gala Banquet in the Winter Palace. This magnificent celebration, worthy of the Russian Tsars, attracts patrons of the arts and friends of the Hermitage from all over the world.

The Banquet this year will highlight two main exhibitions of the year:
– “Nefertari and the Valley of the Queens” with ancient Egyptian treasures from the Collection of Museo Egizio, Turin
– “Anselm Kiefer to Velimir Khlebnikov” featuring one of the most famous artists of today

Композитор Кшиштоф Пендерецкий

Dear Friends,
I very much look forward to visiting the International Festival of Arts “Diaghilev. P.S.”, as part of which the White Dance Theatre from…


This year the Festival “Diaghilev. P.S.” continues the cycle of scientific conferences “In Diaghilev’s circle”. After bringing to light the issue of philanthropy and patronage of Ballets Russes in 2015, this time we suggest our members to examine methods and tools used skillfully by Sergei Diaghilev striving for success and global recognition of the Ballets Russes.