"Conservatory" choreographed by the Danish choreographer August Burnonvilâ – classic masterpiece, an example of strict academism. It is one of the oldest ballets, dating from the year 1848. Yekaterinburg theater showing viewers only the interesting part of it is a divertissement, a lesson in classical dance. Seen in theatrical form, as artists grind their skills in dance halls, will certainly be interesting to everyone. Of course, the choreography of Burnonvilâ gives you an idea of what looked like ballet lesson in the 19th century, but it must be said that, with regard to the classics, since then very little has changed. Puts Ballet Dina Byrne Larsen, a recognized expert on August Burnonvilâ, a spokesman for the heritage of the famous ballet dynasty, former soloist of the Royal Danish Ballet. Not only she, but her father was researching works Burnonvilâ, so that our artists will get the choreography, as the saying goes, "first hand". Creators of the scenography and costumes were the artists from the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Al?ona P. and Elena Zaytseva, which the audience remembers the good work in the ballet «La Bayadere».
"Five Tango" with music by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, staged by Hans van Manen first enters the Repertoire of Russian Theatre (world premiere of the Ballet took place in the year 1977 in Amsterdam). Choreographer Hans van Manen is one of the pillars of European neo-classical dance, and this setting has already become a classic of the 20th century. It has a totally different style, different aesthetics – external purity of shape, concision, minimalism. With all this dance van Manen has strong internal stress and it conquers. "Five Tango is a ballet about zataennoj passion, simmering inside and very discreet from the outside. "Hot ice" – so briefly and clearly can be characterized by the style of van Manen. It is the northern European perception of Argentine Tango dance is like a ice block, which slowly melts from the inside, "says artistic director of Ballet Theater, Vyacheslav Samodurov.
MEA Wietse Venema, Assistant of Dutch choreographer, first worked with the Russian company over the staging of the "five Tango». MEA danced in twenty three ballets van Manen, most of which have been specially for her. She also participated in productions of Ji?í Kylián, John Butler, Jerome Robbins, and many other prominent European choreographers. After completing its performing career, Wietse Venema completely devoted herself to Mea choreography Hans van Manen – for thirty years she taught his style of dancers around the world. Rehearse with ekaterinburgskimi artists and the Dutch National Ballet, Alexander Žembrovskij.
Artist Jean-Paul Vroom was the author of the scenography and costumes the first staging of the "five Tango». In the workshop of the Dutch theatre created a sample of male and female costumes for theatre workshop produced the costumes for all participants in the Yekaterinburg productions. Hofstra will play Yang light score the performance.
«Arsticus» Santus staged Ballet Theater's artistic director Vyacheslav Samodurov. Actually, this is a work of contemporary Finnish composer Rautavaara Einojuhani Rautavaara is an unconventional piece of writing in which the Symphonic used record Arctic bird singing. Work like "five Tango continues the theme" is a ballet about self-control and restraint of emotion, the complexities of relationships, thin Fantasia on the theme of sensuality. "Santus Arsticus» together with Vyacheslav Samodurovym prepared the British designer Anthony Makiluèjn, already known for his work on called the play" Vuffo "Amore and costume designer of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Elena Zaitseva.