St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Gala closing of the 5th edition of Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT festival

Piano Concerto No 1
Choreography by Alexey Ratmansky
Music by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performed by Dutch National Ballet

I will fall for you
Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaou
Music by Yoann Lemoine (Woodkid)
Performed by Drew Jacoby and Matt Foley

Chutes and Ladders
Choreography by Justin Peck
Music by Benjamin Britten
Performed by Jeanette Delgado and Gonzalo Garcia

Choreography by Alejandro Cherrudo
Music by Dean Martin
Performed by Gauthier Dance / Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart

Choreography by Wayne McGregor
Music by Nils Frahm
Performed by Alessandra Ferri and Herman Cornejo

Green Bride
Choreography by Barak Marshall
Performed by BODYTRAFFIC

Choreography by Hans van Manen
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed by Dutch National Ballet

Choreography by Goyo Montero
Music by Richard Wagner arranged by Uri Caine, Frédéric Chopin adapted by Owen Belton and Owen Belton
Performed by Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre

Running time 2 hours 25 minutes

About the Concert

Gala-closing of the 5th edition of the CONTEXT. Diana Vishneva festival will present works created by the timeliest choreographers of modern times. The spectators will enjoy the Russian premiere of Piano Concerto No 1 by Alexei Ratmansky set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich and the work Sarcasmen created by Hans van Manen, who celebrates his 85th birthday this year. These works will be performed by Dutch National Ballet. The program includes the world premiere of a work Asunder by Goyo Montero, which was created for the festival CONTEXT. Diana Vishneva in collaboration with artists of Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre. At the evening will be shown Wayne McGregor’s work Witness presented by a duet of international ballet stars: Herman Cornejo and legendary Alessandra Ferri, who came back on the scene at the age of 50 four years ago. The guests will also see the work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui I will Fall for You, ballet Chutes and Ladders by one of the most sought-after young US choreographers Justin Peck and the Russian debut of the main Los Angeles-based contemporary dance company BODYTRAFFIC. 

Age category 16+

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