The billions of people watching the Sochi Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies saw tributes to Russia’s icons of literature, music, opera and ballet. This summer at the London Coliseum Les Saisons Russes du XX1 siècle stages a season of legendary works that honour two of the greatest, namely Sergei Diaghilev and (…)
The former Bolshoi star, Andris Liepa, 52, returns to the London Coliseum from 8th to 19th July with a two-week programme in his itinerant series of Les Saisons Russes du XX1e Siècle. This will feature a triple bill of Liepa’s productions of Petrushka, Chopiniana and the Polovtsian Dances (from Borodin’s opera, Prince Igor) on 11th/12th July, followed by seven performances (…)
April 4th, 2014 at the ‘Oktyabrskiy’ Concert Hall, St Petersburg. Special guests: stars of the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres, Andris Liepa, Nikolai Tsiskaridze, Denis Matvienko, Yulia Makhalina, Andrey Batalov, Mikhail Lobuhin, Denis Rodkin, Yegor Druzhinin.
On January 12, “The Golden Cockerel” visited the famous British ballet critics: Graham Watts – Member of the Critics’ Circle, Chairman of the Dance Section and National Dance Awards Committee; Caroline Jowett – Daily Express, Gerald Dowler – Dancing Times. Photos: Julia Ryzhenko