29.12.16

Gala in Honor of 90th Anniversary of Maya Plisetskaya

"Ave Maya"
Historic stage
20 & 21 November, 2016.

PART I

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Introduction to "The Sleeping Beauty" 

Mikhail Glinka
"Jota Aragonesa" 
Choreography by Igor Moiseyev
Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance

Ludwig Minkus
Kitri’s variation from the 1st act of the ballet "Don Quixote"
Choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky
Maria Alexandrova (Bolshoi Theatre)

Alexander Glazunov
Raymonda’s variation from the 2nd act of the ballet "Raymonda" 
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Maria Allash (Bolshoi Theatre)
Solo on French horn: Alexei Raev

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Marie’s variation from the 3rd act of the ballet "Nutcracker" 
Choreography by Vasily Vainonen
Evgenia Obraztsova (Bolshoi Theatre)
Solo on celesta: Vladimir Chukhnov

Boris Asafiev
Zarema’s variation from the ballet "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai" 
Choreography by Rostislav Zakharov
Yulia Yangurazova (Bolshoi Theatre)

Alexander Glazunov
Raymonda’s variation from the 1st act of the ballet "Raymonda" 
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Ekaterina Shipulina (Bolshoi Theatre)

Alexander Krein
Laurencia’s variation from the 2nd act of the ballet "Laurencia" 
Choreography by Vakhtang Chabukiani
Angelina Vorontsova (Mikhailovsky Theatre)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Aurora’s variation from the 3rd act of the ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" 
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Nina Kaptsova (Bolshoi Theatre)
Solo on violin: Vladimir Sklyarevsky

Ludwig Minkus
Kitri’s variation from the 3rd act of the ballet "Don Quixote" 
Choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky
Ekaterina Krysanova (Bolshoi Theatre)
Solo on harp: Elizaveta Simonenko

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Odile’s variation of from the 3rd act of the ballet "Swan Lake" 
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Olga Smirnova (Bolshoi Theatre)

Waltz to music from "Raymonda" by Glazunov
Choreography by Polina Filipova
Maya Plisetskaya Ballet School (Tolyatti)
Piano: Elena Domasheva

Extracts from Maya Plisetskaya’s book
"Looking Back at My Life..."
Reciter – Ilze Liepa

"Alas Negras"
Choreography by Eva Yerbabuena
Eva Yerbabuena
Composer and guitar player – Paco Jarana
Singers – Juan Jose Amador & El Extremeno
Percusion – Antonio Coronel

Final
Alla Dukhova’s Dance Theatre "Todes"

PART II


LA ROSE MALADE
Ballet to music by Gustav Mahler
Libretto by Roland Petit after William Blake
Choreography by Roland Petit
Costumes by Yves Saint Laurent

Uliana Lopatkina and Andrey Ermakov
(Mariinsky Theatre)

Extracts from Maya Plisetskaya’s book
"Looking Back at My Life..."
Reciter – Ilze Liepa

BOLERO
Ballet in one act to music by Maurice Ravel
Choreography, Set & Costumes by Maurice Béjart
Lighting Designer: Dominique Roman

Diana Vishneva (Mariinsky Theatre)
Gabriel Arenas Ruiz, Oscar Chacon, Fabrice Gallarrague, Connor Barlow, Jiayong Sun, Kevin Lila, Mattia Galiotto, Federico Matetich, Vito Pansini, Lawrence Rigg, Javier Casado Suarez, Ergys Lalaj, Jaym O’Esso, Denovane Victoire, Masayoshi Onuki, Juan Sanchez, Kwinten Guilliams, Anthony Maestre Benitez (Bejart Ballet Lausanne)
Bolshoi Theatre Corps de Ballet

PART III

Georges Bizet – Rodion Shchedrin
CARMEN SUITE
Ballet in one act
Libretto by Alberto Alonso after the novel by Prosper Merimee
Choreography by Alberto Alonso
Set & Costumes by Boris Messerer

Carmen - Svetlana Zakharova
Jose - Denis Rodkin
Torero - Mikhail Lobukhin
Corregidor - Vitaly Biktimirov
Fate - Yulia Yangurazova
Tobacco Girls - Olga Kishneva, Tatiana Lazareva, Viktoria Yakusheva
Flamenco dancers - Alexey Gaynutdinov, Anton Gaynutdinov, Ivan Filchev, Kirill Kireev, Anton Kondratov, Vladislav Kozlov, Victor Meshcherekov, Apollinary Proskurnin, Kirill Sobolev, Erick Swolkin,

Solo on percussion: Sergei Soloviev, Mikhail Dunaev, Igor Prokopov, Evgeny Romanov, Vasily Moiseev

Conductors – Tugan Sokhiev, Pavel Sorokin
Director – Andris Liepa
Lighting Designer – Mikhail Sokolov. Video – Nikita Tikhonov

General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank  

 Gala in Honor of 90th Anniversary of Maya Plisetskaya

 Photo by Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre. 

 La Rose Malade. Uliana Lopatkina , Andrey Ermakov. Photo by Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre.

 Bolero.Diana Vishneva. Photo by Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre. 

 Carmen Suite. Svetlana Zakharova, Denis Rodkin. Photo by Elena Fetisova/Bolshoi Theatre.

 Photo by Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre.