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Thursday, August 8, 2013

"KIngs of the Dance" to perform in London March 2014

A new "Kings of the Dance" program is scheduled for the London Coliseum in March of 2014.

This new incarnation of Kings of the Dance showcases
Roberto Bolle from Teatro alla Scala,
American Ballet Theatre's reigning stars Marcelo Gomes and Ivan Vasiliev,
Denis Matvienko of the Mariinsky Ballet
Leonid Sarafanov of the Mikhailovsky Ballet. They will dance eight pieces representing the finest work of Sir Frederick Ashton, Roland Petit, Edward Clug, Patrick De Bana, Nacho Duato, Jorma Elo, and Marcelo Gomes.

Roberto Bolle and Ivan Vasiliev will perform Roland Petit's tragic Le Jeune Homme et la Mort with Svetlana Lunkina. Both men will also appear in Remanso, a work by Nacho Duato created to demonstrate the line and strength of male dancers.

Date Time
Wed 19 Mar 2014 19:30
Thu 20 Mar 2014 19:30
Fri 21 Mar 2014 19:30
Sat 22 Mar 2014 19:30
http://www.eno.org/whats-on/2013-2014/other/kings-of-the-dance

Program and casting:
ACT ONE
LE JEUNE HOMME ET LA MORT
Music:  Johann Sebastian Bach (Pas­sacaglia in C Minor, BWV 582)
Lib­retto:  Jean Cocteau
Cho­reo­graphy: Roland Petit
Sta­ging:  Luigi Bonino
Light­ing:   Jean-Michel Desire
Set:   Georges Wakhevitch
Cos­tumes: Karinska
Set cour­tesy of:   Eng­lish National Ballet
First per­form­ance:    1946, Les Bal­lets des Champs-Élysées, Paris
Per­formed by:   Ivan Vasiliev (19th & 21st March), Roberto Bolle (20th & 22nd March) - Svet­lana Lunk­ina (19th – 22nd March)

ACT TWO
REMANSO
Music: Enrique Granados
Cho­reo­graphy: Nacho Duato
Set and Cos­tumes: Nacho Duato
Light­ing Design: Brad Fields
Sta­ging: Tony Fabre
Organ­iz­a­tion & Pro­duc­tion: Car­los Itur­rioz – Media Pro­duc­ciones SL (Spain)
First per­form­ance: 1997, Amer­ican Bal­let Theater, New York
Per­formed by: Leonid Sara­fanov, Denis Matvi­enko, Mar­celo Gomes

ACT THREE
PROTOTYPE
Music by: Piero Sal­vatori pro­duced by Fausto Dase
Concept & Cho­reo­graphy: Massimili­ano Volpini
Cos­tumes by: Roberto Guidi di Bagno made by Sar­toria Farani
Co-directed by: Avant­garde Numerique and XCHanges Vfx Design
Visual effects by: XCHanges VFx
Per­formed by: Roberto Bolle

MOREL ET SAINT-LOUP from bal­let PROUST
Music: Gab­riel Fauré
Cho­reo­graphy: Roland Petit
Sta­ging: Luigi Bonino
First per­form­ance: 1974, National Bal­let of Marseille
Per­formed by: Denis Matvi­enko & Mar­celo Gomes

TUE
Music by: Bar­bara (Songs: Drout, Sid’ amour a mort)
Cho­reo­graphy: Marco Goecke
Assist­ant to Cho­reo­grapher: Rolando D’Alesio
Per­formed by: Leonid Sara­fanov

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

KO’d
Music by: Guil­laume Côté (Piano Son­ata no. 4 in F# minor)
Cho­reo­graphy: Mar­celo Gomes
Per­formed by: Mar­celo Gomes, Roberto Bolle, Denis Matvi­enko, Ivan Vasiliev, Leonid Sarafanov


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