The Mikhailovsky Ballet to Perform at the David H. Koch Theatre in NYC, 11/13
The lead dancers* for the company scheduled to perform include Natalia Osipova, Angelina Vorontsova, Kristina Shapran, Oksana Bondareva, Ivan Vasiliev, Leonid Sarafanov, Victor Lebedev, and Ivan Zaytsev.
The Mikhailovsky Ballet USA engagement is supported by the Russian Miistry of Culture. *subject to change GISELLE, OU LES WILIS (Fantasy ballet in two acts): Music: Adolphe Adam; Choreography: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa; Production: Nikita Dolgushin; Set and Costume Design: Vyacheslav Okunev; Lighting Design: Mikhail Mekler.
November 11-13 7:30pm, November 12 2:00pm. THE FLAMES OF PARIS (Ballet in three acts): Music: Boris Asafiev; Choreography: Vasily Vaynonen revised by Mikhail Messerer; Set and Costume Design: Vladimir Dmitriev; Staging: Mikhail Messerer; Set and Costume Design revival: Vyacheslav Okunev; Lighting Designer: Alexander Kibitkin.
November 14-15 7:30pm, November 15-16 2:00pm. TRIPLE BILL - CLASS CONCERT: Music: Alexander Glazunov, Anatoly Lyadov, Anton Rubinstein, Dmitry Shostakovich; Choreography: Asaf Messerer, Staged by Mikhail Messerer. THE LADY AND THE HOOLIGAN: Music: Dmitry Shostakovich; Choreography: Konstantin Boyarsky revised by Mikhail Messerer. PRELUDE (Ballet in one act): Music: George Handel, Ludwig van Beethoven, Benjamin Britten; Choreographer, Stage Designer, Costume Designer: Nacho Duato; Lighting Designer: Brad Fields.
November 18-19 7:30pm. DON QUIXOTE (Ballet in three acts and a prologue): Music: Ludwig Minkus; Choreography: Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky. The production also features choreography by Nina Anisimova, Igor Belsky, Robert Gerbek, Kasyan Goleyzovsky, and Fyodor Lopukhov; Staging: Mikhail Messerer; Set and Costume Design: Vyacheslav Okunev; Lighting Design: Alexander Kibitkin; Musical Director of the production: Pavel Bubelnikov.