St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

A Celebratory Evening ballet featuring Ulyana Lopatkina

The evening’s programme includes gems from classical ballet spanning two centuries: pas de deux from Marius Petipa’s ballets Le Corsaire and Swan Lake, from Alexander Gorsky’s Don Quixote, Michel Fokine’s exquisite choreographic miniature The Dying Swan, the distinguished Grand pas classique to music by Daniel Auber and staged by Viktor Gzovsky, George Balanchine’s stirring Tarantella and Anton Dolin’s Pas de quatre (a memoir in miniature of the great stars of the Romantic era – Marie Taglioni, Carlotta Grisi, Fanny Elssler and Lucile Grahn) as well as contemporary choreography with the dance Tango to music by Astor Piazzola (choreography by Nikolai Androsov) and Vernal Waters.

Conductor: Mikhail Agrest

Age category 6+

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