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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

1.12.2020

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

The 17 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 Desember 4 at 19.00 (7 pm) Moscow time (London —16.00, New York – 11.00).

The program will be opened Fairy Carabosse’s variation from THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, choreographed by Marsia Haydee, Benois de la Danse laureate, performed by soloist of the Korean National Ballet Jaowoo Lee, Benois de la Danse nominee.

Benois de la Danse nominee, laureate of Benois-Massine Prize Maria Kochetkova and soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Ruslan Skvortsov will present pas de deux from THE SLEEPING BEAUTY in choreography by Marius Petipa.

The edition will be concluded Excerpt from FAUST, choreographed by Ivan Vassiliev, Benois de la Danse laureate, performed by soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Maria Vinogradova, soloist of the Mikhailovsky Theatre Ivan Vassiliev and soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Denis Savin.

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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.

25.11.2020

By your numerous requests, on Friday we will repeat the screening of the documentary “Ballerina Assoluta Natalia Makarova”

By your numerous requests, on Friday we will repeat the screening of the documentary “Ballerina Assoluta Natalia Makarova” under the heading “Living Legends”. The film is based on video clips of a star dancer in different roles, including those that were shown for the first time in Russia. The first show in Russia took place on the day of Natalia Makarova's jubilee on November 21, 2020.

Benois de la Danse would like to thank Ms. Makarova for providing the 38-minute film from her personal archive and for her kind permission for an additional screening. We are waiting for you on the official YouTube channel of the Benois de la Danse Festival on November 27 at 19.00 (7 pm) Moscow time (London – 16.00, New York – 11.00). It will be streamed for 48 hours.
https://www.youtube.com/c/BenoisdelaDanse

20.11.2020

The world premiere of one-act ballets “Neighbors” and «1418»

The world premiere of one-act ballets “Neighbors” and «1418» to music by Dmitry Shostakovich took place at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theater. The performances were planned to be staged for the anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, but the premiere was postponed due to the pandemic.

Both ballets were created by the chief permanent choreographer, laureate of Benoit de la Danse Ivan Vasiliev. The plot is based on the events of the Great Patriotic War, which revive in the memory of its participants. The number 1418 symbolizes the number of those terrible days. The musical basis of the new performance is the immortal creation of Dmitry Shostakovich — the Seventh Symphony. >>>www.youtube.com




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