St. Petersburg’s Eifman Ballet goes on the U.S. tour

St. Petersburg’s Eifman Ballet has premiered a new work based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “Tender Is the Night” set to music by George Gershwin, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg. The ballet will be part of the company’s U.S. tour later this spring.

The book, first published in 1934, tells the story of a young psychoanalyst and his wife, who is also his patient, and their doomed relationship. The action takes place in the south of France in the 1920s. Eifman emphasizes the rise and fall of the character’s fortunes in his ballet, which he has entitled "Up & Down."

 In April, the Eifman Ballet will being a U.S. tour planned to last two months. The troupe will perform “Up & Down” and “Rodin”. Boris Eifman’s ballet Rodin tells about the life and work of two great sculptors: Auguste Rodin and his disciple, mistress and Muse – Camille Claudel.

28, 29 April at 19:30 

Rodin - USA, Minneapolis, Northrop

2 May at 14:00 and 20:00, 3 May at 20:00

Rodin - USA, Boston, Cutler Majestic Theatre

8, 9 May at 19:30, 10 May at 15:00

UP & DOWN – premiere

USA, Chicago, Auditorium Theatre

22 May at 20:00, 23 May at 14:00 and 20:00, 24 May at 14:00

UP & DOWN – premiere

USA, New York, New York City Center

29 May at 20:00, 30 May at 14:30, 20:00, 31 May at 14:30 


USA, Washington, The Kennedy Center

5 June at 19:30, 6 June at 14:00, 19:30, 07 June at 14:00

 UP & DOWN – premiere

USA, Costa Mesa, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

12, 13 June at 19:30, 14 June at 14:00


USA, Los Angeles, The Music Center

Fans can visit the company’s website for more information.

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