The London Coliseum will have a busy spring season for dance, with stars and companies including Ivan Putrov, the Kings of the Dance, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo and Eifman Ballet.
The Ballet of La Scala, Milan has announced its plans for the 2013–14 season. It will open on December 17 with an evening of works by Alexei Ratmansky, including Concerto DSCH, Russian Seasons and a new work. Performers will include Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle and Massimo Murru.
The Mikhailovsky Ballet’s performance of The Sleeping Beauty will be shown live on the company’s website today. The Bolshoi Ballet’s Svetlana Zakharova will dance Aurora, partnered by Leonid Sarafanov. The performance starts at 7pm St Petersburg time (3pm in Britain). The high definitition film will be available online for 24 hours after the performance. See […]
St Petersburg in winter is truly magnificent – crystal-clear days (if you are lucky), frozen canals and plenty of snow, which means near-empty museums and restaurants – all made for an unstressful life. In contrast, the cultural life of this great city continues unabated, theatres full of eager audiences.