Dancers Olga Belik and Yevgeny Ivanchenko perform 'Scheherazade'The Mariinsky Theater / Natalia Razina
American ballet fans will be able to see the Mariinsky’s ballet troupe live during its U.S. tour. On Oct. 12-15 the troupe will be performing four ballets choreographed by Michel Fokine at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa, Mesa, California: Chopiniana, Le Spectre de la rose, The Dying Swan (Le
The dancers will continue their tour with La Bayadere at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. on Oct. 17-22. The ballet will be performed 7 times, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the legendary choreographer Marius Petipa, who first staged the ballet in 1877. According to the Kennedy Center, the last visit of the Mariinsky ballet company to Washington in 2008 was a sensation. The ballet troupe enjoyed a full
To continue, the symphonic orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater, conducted by Valery Gergiev, will take part in an extended tour of 13 U.S. and Canadian cities: New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Costa Mesa, Davis, Rohnert Park, Berkeley, Kansas City, Urbana and Chicago, as well as Toronto and Montreal.
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