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Crown of The Russian Ballet returns to Johannesburg

Crown of The Russian Ballet returns to Johannesburg

The two-hour extravaganza will be lead by chief choreographer and principal dancer, Anatoly Emelianov, and artistic director, Anna Aleksidze.

It’s been said that attending a ballet is a truly magical event, an emotional and enchanting storytelling journey that will leave you feeling exhilarated.

The “Crown of the Russian Ballet”, proudly presented by Edouard Miasnikov and the acclaimed international theatre company, the Royal Moscow Ballet, will be returning to Johannesburg for two days only at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace, on July 21 and 22, 2018.

The two-hour extravaganza will be lead by chief choreographer and principal dancer, Anatoly Emelianov, and artistic director, Anna Aleksidze.

The dazzling double bill programme embraces Marius Petipa’s One Act Ballet, the “Paquita” with music by Ludwig Minkus; and Anatoly Emilianov’s choreographic interpretation of the “Firebird” to the musical composition of Igor Stravinsky.

The Royal Moscow Ballet, which consists of graduates of the best Russian choreography, ballet and dance schools, premiered on August 12, 2002.  It celebrates its 16th anniversary this year. The company has created more than 20 modern and 15 classical ballets, which have been created by its founders, founders Emelianov and Aleksidze, and has toured successfully around the globe presenting more than a thousand performances.

Show dates and times for Theatre of Marcellus:

Saturday, July 21, 2018: 3pm and 7pm.

Sunday, July 22, 2018: 3pm.

* No under six years.

Tickets are available from R200 – R350 from Computicket.

 

 

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