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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Kings of the Dance Fall 2012

November 1, 2012
Novosibirsk (Russia) Opera House

November 2-3, 2012
St. Petersburg (Russia) Mikhailovsky Theatre

November 6, 2012
Kiev (Ukraine) Opera House

November 9-10, 2012
Buenos Aires (Argentina)Teatro Coliseo
 
Cast and program (subject to change)
 
Guillaume Côté (National Ballet of Canada)
Marcelo Gomes (American Ballet Theatre)
Denis Matvyenko (National Opera of Ukraine)
Leonid Sarafanov (Mikhailovsky Ballet)
Ivan Vasiliev (Mikhailovsky Ballet)

Act one

FOR 4
Music: Franz Schubert
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Costumes: Jean-Marc Puissant
First performance: 2006, Kings of the Dance, Costa Mesa, California

Performed by
Leonid Sarafanov, Denis Matvienko, Ivan Vasiliev, Guillaume Côté

Act two

REMANSO
Music: Enrique Granados
Choreographer: Nacho Duato
Set and Costumes: Nacho Duato
Lighting Design: Brad Fields
Staging: Tony Fabre
Organization and Production: Carlos Iturrioz — Media Producciones SL (Spain)
© Nacho Duato. All Rights Reserved
First performance: 1997, American Ballet Theater, New York

Performed by
Leonid Sarafanov, Denis Matvienko, Guillaume Côté

Act three

MOREL ET SAINT-LOUP FROM THE BALLET PROUST
Music: Gabriel Faure
Choreography: Roland Petit
Staging: Luigi Bonino
First performance: 1974, National Ballet of Marseille

Performed by Guillaume Côté and Marcelo Gomes

Afternoon of a Faun
Music: Claude Debussy 
Choreography by Tim Rushton

Performed by Leonid Sarafanov

LABYRINTH OF SOLITUDE
Music: Tomaso Antonio Vitali
(Ciaconne in G Minor for Violin and Piano)
Choreography by Patrick De Bana

Performed by Ivan Vasiliev

DANCE OF THE BLESSED SPIRITS
Music: Christoph Gluck
Choreography by Sir Frederick Ashton
First performance: 1978, Sir Anthony Dowell, London

Performed by Denis Matvienko


KO’d
Music by Guillaume Côté
(Piano Sonata no. 4 in F# minor)
Choreography by Marcelo Gomes

Performed by
Marcelo Gomes, Guillaume Côté, Denis Matvienko, Ivan Vasiliev, Leonid Sarafanov 
 
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