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Osipova and Vasiliev at the London Coliseum

Posted on May 7, 2014

osipova vasiliev by sergey bermeniev

osipova vasiliev by sergey bermenievEx-Bolshoi superstars Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev will be reunited at the London Coliseum this August. They will be dancing a programme called Solo for Two, which includes recent works by Arthur Pita and Ohad Naharin.

Solo for Two is presented by Sergei Danilian, the producer of Kings of the Dance. The new evening will include Ohad Naharin’s Passo, danced to music by British electronica due Autechre and English traditional folk. Vasiliev and Osipova will also dance Arthur Pita’s Facada,  to traditional Portuguese fado and music by Frank Moon and Phil King. The third work on the programme is still to be confirmed.

Solo For Two will run at the London Coliseum from August 6 to 9. Tickets are now on sale.



Picture: Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. Photograph: Sergey Bermeniev




Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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