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Festival in honour of Maya Plisetskaya
16 November 2005 - 20 November 2005

SCHEDULE 16 November 2005 - 20 November 2005

As dedication of great ballet dancer of XX century Maya Plesetskaya, legend of russian and world ballet, Bolhoi theatre presents anniversary festival. Program includes performances, presenting the best and the most famous roles of great ballet dancer, in execution of nowdays famous stars of russian ballet. November 16 Swan Lake in execution of Svetlana Zaharova, Andrei Uvarov, Dmitri Belogolovtsev. November 17 Don Quixote in execution of Maria Alexandrova and Sergei Filin . November 18 premier of oneact ballet program, which includes revival of famous Carmen-suite of Alberto Alonso, and the premier of ballet in staging of Alexei Rotmansky Card game. As apotheosis of ceremonial actions Gala Don Quixote on November 20 in Kremlin. Not excepting, that probably her jubilee person will show the dance which is staged specially for her.

16 November 19:00 Peter Tchaikovsky "Swan Lake"
Ballet in three acts (four scenes)
Libretto: Uriy Grigorovich
Choreography: Uriy Grigorovich (version 2001, fragments of choreography Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Aleksandr Gorkiy)
Art director: Simon Virsaladze
Conducted: Pavel Sorokin
Light design: Michail Sokolov
Premiere of this version: 2th March 2001.
Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes (with one interval)

17 November 19:00 Ludwig Minkus "Don Quixote"
Ballet in three acts with a prologue
Libretto: Marius Petipa based on the novel: Miguel de Cervantes
Choreography: Alexander Gorsky, Marius Petipa
New choreography redaction: Aleksey Fedeechev
Art director: Sergey Barhin
Costume design:Tatyana Artamonova and Elana Merkulova by draft Vasiliy Dychkovs
Conducted: Aleksandr Kopylov
Premiere: 25th June 1999.
Running time: 3 hours (with two interval)

18 November 19:00 Igor Stravinskiy "Card game".
Ballet in one acts
Choreography: Aleksey Ratmanskiy
Art director: Igor Chapurin
Conducted: Aleksandr Titov
Light design: Damir Ismagilov
Premiere: 18th November 2005.

Zhorzh Bize and Rodion Shhedrin "Carmen (Suite)"
Libretto: Alberto Alonso based on the novel: Prospero Merime "Karmen"
Choreography: Alberto Alonso
Art director: Boris Messerer
Conducted: Pavel Sorokin
Assistant of choreography: Sonja Kalero Alonso
Light design: Aleksandr Rubcov
Premiere: 20th April 1967.

20 November 19:00 Kremlin Palace. Gala "Don Quixote" in honour of Maya Plisetskaya
Director: Aleksej Ratmanskij, Dmitrij Chernjakov
Scenografija: Sergeja Barhina
Conducted: Pavel Klinichev

SCHEDULE 16 November 2005 - 20 November 2005

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