Classical ballet release event of the end of the year. The mythical Tchaikovsky’s ballet in a new production of the Bolshoi Ballet. Set for the reopening of the world famous historical stage completely renovated, it also celebrates David Hallberg’s Bolshoi debut.
The choreographer, Yuri Grigorovich presents a new version of one of his most famous choreography for a breath taking experience in splendid sets designed by Ezio Frigerio and more than 400 new costumes designed by Franca Squarciapino.
The american superstar dancer David Hallberg is Prince Désiré. Hallberg is the first main american soloist ever to be hired by the Bolshoi Ballet.
Princess Aurora is danced by the principal Svetlana Zakharova, well known by Parisian audience thanks to her many performances at the Palais Garnier. She is also the soloist of the best seller “Pharaoh’s daughter ” DVD released by Bel Air Classiques in 2004.
They are joined by a great cast : Maria Allash (Lilac Fairy) , Artem Ovcharenko (Bluebird) and Nina Kaptsova (Princess Florine).
The Bolchoi Theatre Orchestra is conduced by Vassily Sinaisky.
‘’ An American Prince at the Bolshoi ’’ DANCE MAGAZINE
‘’ A Big Bolshoi Opening ’’
‘’ Mr. Hallberg (…) classicism is full of light and shade.’’ NY TIMES
‘’Svetlana Zakharova as Aurora, radiant, achieving ravishing effects of contrapposto’’
‘’David Hallberg : Elegant in all things, boasting a space-cleaving jump, he is a princely dancer.’’ FINANCIAL TIMES