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8.06.2021

BENOIS DE LA DANSE 2020-2021 LAUREATES

ANTHONY DOWELL (For Life Achievement)

YURY POSSOKHOV
AMANDINE ALBISSON
EKATERINA KRYSANOVA
JESUS CARMONA
THOMAS ADES
TACITA DEAN

Svetlana Zakharova received the Russian-Italian Prize Benois-Massine

Congratulations to all Benois de la Danse laureates and nominees!

1.06.2021

June 9th, 2021. Gala Benois de la Danse. PROGRAM

The 28th World Ballet Festival Benois de la Danse sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation will take place on the Historic Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on the 8th and 9th of June.

JUNE 9, 2021. CHARITY GALA STARS OF BENOIS DE LA DANSE
LAUREATES OF THE DIFFERENT YEARS

P R O G R A M M E

Herman Severin Levenskiold
Pas de deux from LA SYLPHIDE
Choreography by AUGUST BOURNONVILLE
Soloist of the Finnish National Ballet
MARIA KOCHETKOVA – Benois de la Danse nominee,
laureate of the Benois-Massine Prize
Soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
DENIS ZAKHAROV

48NORD/Ulrich Mȕller, Sigfrid Rössert
HIGH BREED
Choreography by JACOPO GODANI – Benois de la Danse nominee
soloists of the Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company
ANNE JUNG – Benois 2021 nominee
SAMUEL YOUNG-RIGHT
Russian premiere

FLASHBACK
To the music by Arvo Pärt
Choreography by ILYA JIVOY
soloists of the Mariinsky Theatre
EKATERINA KONDAUROVA – laureate of Benois de la Danse
ROMAN BELIAKOV

Sergey Prokofiev
Duet from ROMEO AND JULIET
Choreography by ALEXEY RATMANSKY – laureate of Benois de la Danse
soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
EKATERINA KRYSANOVA – Benois 2021 nominee,
laureate of Benois-Massine Prize
VLADISLAV LANTRATOV – laureate of Benois de la Danse

Juan Requena, Sabio Janiak, Manu Masaedo
Solo from THE GAME
Choreography by JESUS CARMONA
JESUS CARMONA– Benois 2021 nominee
Ðîññèéñêàÿ ïðåìüåðà

Duet from CARAVAGGIO
Choreography by MAURO BIGONZETTI – Benois de la Danse nominee
soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
SVETLANA ZAKHAROVA – laureate of Benois de la Danse
JACOPO TISSI

INTERMISSION

THREE PRELUDES
To the music by Sergey Rachmaninov
Choreography by BEN STEVENSON
Soloists of the Paris National Opera
AMANDINE ALBISSON – Benois 2021 nominee
FLORENT MELAC

GRAND PAS CLASSIQUE
To the music by Daniel Aubert
Choreography by VICTOR GZOVSKY
Artiste of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
ELIZAVETA KOKOREVA
Soloist of the Michailovsky Theatre
LEONID SARAFANOV – laureate of Benois de la Danse

Travis Lake
THE PRINCE
Choreography by ILYA JIVOY
Soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
SEMION CHUDIN – laureate of Benois de la Danse
Ìèðîâàÿ ïðåìüåðà

Duet from LE PARC
To the music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Choreography by ANGELIN PRELJOCAJ – laureate of Benois de la Danse
Soloists of the Mariinsky Theatre
EKATERINA KONDAUROVA– laureate of Benois de la Danse
ROMAN BELIAKOV

Riccardo Drigo
Pas de Deux from TALISMAN
Soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
EVGUENIA OBRAZTSOVA – Benois de la Danse nominee
Soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre
KIMIN KIM – laureate of Benois de la Danse

Direction of the gala ANDREY MELANYIN
Stage Designer SERGEY TIMONIN
Light Designer SERGEY SHEVCHENKO
Light designer assistant – ANTON STIKHIN
Sound ANDREY VOLKOV, NADEJDA NIKOLAEVA
Stage operator SOSLAN MARGUIEV
Stage managers ANDREY MELANIN,IRINA ZIBROVA
Director of the technical staff Igor SUVOROV

Chairman of the BENOIS DE LA DANSE Program YURI GRIGOROVICH
President of the Board REGINA NIKIFOROVA
Artistic Director NINA KUDRIAVTSEVA-LOORY

Official photographer MIKHAIL LOGVINOV
Manager of video-projects SERGEY BORISOV
Project coordinator OLGA GORCHAKOVA
Financial Office LLC Auditors KEMENOV, ALEXEY NIKITIN
Administrator VALENTINA DMITRENKO
Press Office OLGA KULIKOVA
Manager of Internet Projects NATALIA PUTICHEVA
Group of interpreters’ coordinator MARIA PODGORNOVA
Printing Products TEATRALIS PUBLISHING HOUSE Executive Producer TATIANA SIDOROVA

Program Partners: “Rosatom”, PAO Severstal, ExxonMobil, NordGold, KLM, AirFrance, the Peter I Hotel and OOO Garmonia Flora

Centre Benois expresses its gratitude for many years of collaboration. to designer Igor Chapurin and Maison CHAPURIN and also to the Studio of Artemy Lebedev.

24.05.2021

June 8th, 2021. Gala Benois de la Danse. PROGRAM

The 28th World Ballet Festival Benois de la Danse sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation will take place on the Historic Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on the 8th and 9th of June.

P R O G R A M M E for June 8

PART I

48NORD/Ulrich Mȕller
Duet from HOLLOW BONES
Choreography by JACOPO GODANI – Benois de la Danse nominee
soloists of Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company
ANNE JUNG – Benois 2021 nominee
SAMUEL YOUNG- WRIGHT
Russian premiere

COME AGAIN
To the music by John Dowland
Choreography by GOYO MONTERO
soloist of the Zemperopera Ballet
JON VALLEJO – Benois 2021 nominee

Scene from CECIL HOTEL
to the music by John Zorn
Choreography by ANDREY KAYDANOVSKY – Benois 2021 nominee
soloists of the Bavarian State Ballet
CAROLLINA BASTOS
ZHANG JINHAO
Russian premiere

John King, 100tone-candles
Excerpt from CUNNINGHAM CENTENNIAL SOLOS
Choreography by MERCE CUNNINGHAM
@Merce Cunningham Trust
soloist of the New York City Ballet
SARA MEARNS

THE LOVER
To the music by Lili Boulanger: D’un soir triste
Choreography by MARCO GOECKE – Benois 2021 nominee
soloists of the Hannover Ballet
SANDRA BOURDAIS
MAURUS GOTHIER
Russian premiere

Ҫezar Aiaj
QUASI A DUE
Choreography by GENTIAN DODA
soloist of the Mikhailovsky Theatre
LEONID SARAFANOV – Benois de la Danse laureate World premiere

Ilya Demutsky – Benois de la Danse laureate
Duet from ANNA KARENINA
Choreography by YURI POSSOKHOV – Benois de la Danse laureate
soloists of the Joffrey Ballet
AMANDA ASSUSENA
ALBERTO VELAZQUEZ– Benois-2021 nominee
Russian premiere

Adolf Adan.
Pas de deux from GISELLE
Choreography by JEAN CORALLI, JULES PERROT, MARIUS PETIPA, ALEXEY RATMANSKY’S (Benois de la Danse laureate) version
soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
EKATERINA KRYSANOVA – laureate of the Prize Benois-Massine, Benois 2021 nominee
DAVID MOTTO SOARES

OPUESTO
To the music by René Aubry
Choreography by JESÚS CARMONA – Benois 2021 nominee
JESÚS CARMONA
Russian premiere

Masters of the ceremony
ANASTASIA MESKOVA
DENIS RODKIN

Direction of the ceremony
ANDREY MELANYIN

Chairman of the BENOIS DE LA DANSE Program
YURI GRIGOROVICH

President of the Board
REGINA NIKIFOROVA

Artistic Director
NINA KUDRIAVTSEVA-LOORY

Program Partners: “Rosatom”, PAO Severstal, ExxonMobil, NordGold, KLM, AirFrance, the Peter I Hotel and OOO Garmonia Flora.

15.04.2021

TICKETS FOR BENOIS DE LA DANSE 2020-2021

You may buy them at:
Bolshoi Theatre Box-Office: +7  495 455 5555;
Centre Benois: +7  916 106 0414
ONLINE on the Bolshoi Theater website: 8 JUNE, 9 JUNE

The 28th Benois de la Danse Festival will take place on June 8 and 9.

8 JUNE 2021.
The Gala of Ballet Stars, Benois de la Danse 2020 Nominees: Presentation and Awarding of Winners.

9 JUNE 2021.
The program boasts works of different dance styles. Among the participants are representatives of the world's 11 leading classical and modern companies: the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, the Mariinsky Theater, the Royal Ballet of Great Britain, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet (Chicago), Bavarian State Ballet, Dresden Ballet, Hanover Ballet, Frankfurt-Dresden Dance Company, Jesús Carmona Company. World ballet star Maria Kochetkova will also take part in the concerts.

23.03.2021

June 8-9, 2021. Benois de la Danse returns to the stage of the Bolshoi Theater

On June 8 and 9, in Moscow, on the Historical Stage of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Benois de la Danse International Ballet Festival will be held for the 28th time. Spectators will once again see the brightest new works in the field of dance from around the world. Some of them were created during the pandemic and became a world premiere!

The opening time of ticket sales for the Benois de la Danse Galas will be announced later!

26.02.2021

The Living Legends Special Edition. John Neumeier

Dear friends! Today, February 26, we invite you to watch the special edition “Living Legends” dedicated to the birthday of the outstanding choreographer John Neumeier.

The film uses excerpts from his ballets Hamlet, Anna Karenina, Othello, Lady of the Camellias, Orpheus and Eurydice, Project Beethoven with Alicia Amatriain, Silvia Azzoni, Victoria Jaiani, Svetlana Zakharova, Anna Laudere, Edvin Revazov, Alexander Riabko, Temur Suluashvili, Karsten Jung. All fragments in different years were shown at the Benoit de la Danse gala on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater.

We are waiting for you on the official YouTube-êàíàëå channel of the Benois de la Danse Festival on February 26th at 19.00 (7 pm) Moscow time (London – 16.00, New York – 11.00).

23.12.2020

The Twentieth edition of a project “Benois de la Danse. Pages of History“

The 20 edition of a project “Benois de la Danse. Pages of History” will be presented on the official YouTube channel of Benois de la Danse Festival on December 25 at 19.00 (7 pm) Moscow time.

The program will be opened by duet from THE TREATMENT (NUTCRACKER – RELOADING) to music by P.Tchaikovsky, choreographed by Frederik Benke Rydman, Benois de la Danse laureate, performed by soloists of House of Shapes Ellen Lindblad and Daniel Koivunen.

Soloist of the Royal Ballet London Natalia Osipova, Benois de la Danse laureate, and soloist of Eastman Company Jason Kittelbeger will present duet from NUTCRACKER, to music by  Pyotr Tchaikovsky in choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Benois de la Danse laureate.

The edition will be concluded by Grand Pas from LA BAYADÈRE, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky, performed by soloist of the Mikhailovsky Theatre Angelina Vorontsova and soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia — Denis Rodkin, Benois de la Danse laureate, Anastasia Denisova, Olga Kishneva, Ana Turazashvili, Victoia Yakusheva, Karim Abdullin, Dmitry Efremov.

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All Benois de la Danse programmes were created with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and in cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre. The Center Benois expresses its gratitude for many years of cooperation to Rosatom, Severstal ExxonMobil and also to KLM, AirFrance, Hotel Metropol, Ãàðìîíèÿ Ôëîðà and to our new partner Nordgold.

16.12.2020

The nineteenth edition of a project “Benois de la Danse. Pages of History“

The 19 edition of a project “Benois de la Danse. Pages of History” will be presented on the official YouTube channel of Benois de la Danse Festival on December 18 at 19.00 (7 pm) Moscow time.

The program will be opened by duet from “Orpheus“, to music by H.I.F.von Biber, I. Stravinsky, choreographed by John Neumeier, Benois de la Danse laureate, performed by soloists of the Hamburg Ballet, Benois de la Danse laureates Silvia Azzoni and Alexander Riabko. Choreography, costumes, and light concept by John Neumeier.

Soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Denis Rodkin (Benois de la Danse laureate) will present “Dance of the blessed spirits”, to music by Ch.W.Gluck in choreography by Frederick Ashton.

The edition will be concluded by duet from „Orphee and Euridice”, choreographed by John Neumeier (Benois de la Danse laueate), performed by soloists of Joffrey Ballet Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili. Choreography, costumes, and light concept by John Neumeier.

Subscribe to YouTube Benois de la Danse and stay with us!

All Benois de la Danse programmes were created with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and in cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre. The Center Benois expresses its gratitude for many years of cooperation to Rosatom, Severstal ExxonMobil and also to KLM, AirFrance, Hotel Metropol, Ãàðìîíèÿ Ôëîðà and to our new partner Nordgold.

12.12.2020

«MARIUS PETIPA … 200 YEARS LATER»: FILM PREMIERE AND ONLINE DISCUSSION

December 13(Sunday) from 19.30 to 21.00 Moscow time, the online Festival “Evenings of Russian cinema in Bordeaux” will show a new film by Victor Ignatov ​(winner of Benois de la Danse diploma For the Interpenetration of Two Cultures) «Marius Petipa … 200 years later» followed by a discussion.

http://www.centerfest.ru

The documentary film was produced by the Russian TV channel “TEATR” and is devoted to the immortality of M. Petipa's art and its influence on the contemporary development of dance-theater. Followers of the Benois de la Danse YouTube channel will be able to see this film later. The date and time will be announced afterwards.

8.12.2020

The eighteenth edition of a project “Benois de la Danse. Pages of History“

The 18 edition of a project “Benois de la Danse. Pages of History” will be presented on the official YouTube channel of Benois de la Danse Festival on December 11 at 19.00 (7 pm) Moscow time.

The program will be opened by duet from Swan Lake to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, choreographed by David Dawson, Benois de la Danse laureate, performed by soloists of San Francisco Ballet SOFIANE SYLVÉ (Benois de la Danse nominee)and CARLO DI LANNO.

Soloists of the Victor Ullate Ballet LUCIA LACARRA (Benois de la Danse laureate)and JOSUE ULLATE will present a fragment from the ballet CARMEN to music by G.Biset, P.Navaretto in choreography by VICTOR ULLATE.

The edition will be concluded by pas de deux from TALISMAN, choreographed by Marius Petipa, performed by soloist of the Hungarian National Ballet TATIANA MELNIK and soloist of The Washington Ballet BROOKLYN MACK.

Subscribe to YouTube Benois de la Danse and stay with us!

All Benois de la Danse programmes were created with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and in cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre. The Center Benois expresses its gratitude for many years of cooperation to Rosatom, Severstal ExxonMobil and also to KLM, AirFrance, Hotel Metropol, Ãàðìîíèÿ Ôëîðà and to our new partner Nordgold.




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