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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Livestream: Mariinsky Ballet March 19

 Thursday 19 March at 730 pm Russian time, there will be a live ballet stream from the Mariinsky in St. Petersburg over the following link:
St Petersburg is 7 hours ahead of Eastern Time at the moment, so this will start at 1230 pm in Toronto. The webcasts seem to be archived for a short while after the live transmission. 

XV International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY

An artistic evening with Viktoria Tereshkina

The Mariinsky Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Ovsyanikov

The programme includes:

I. The Legend of Love (Act II)
Music by Arif Melikov
Libretto by Nazim Khikmet
Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich (1961)
Set, costume and lighting design: Simon Virsaladze

Shyrin: Alina Somova
Ferkhad: Kimin Kim
Mekhmeneh Bahnu: Viktoria Tereshkina
The Vizier: Yuri Smekalov

II. Schéhérazade (choreographic drama in one act)
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Scenario by Léon Bakst and Michel Fokine after Arabian Nights fairytales
Choreography by Michel Fokine (1910)
Reconstruction by Isabelle Fokine, Andris Liepa
Set and costume design by Anna Nezhnaya, Anatoly Nezhny after original sketches: Léon Bakst

Shahriar: Vladimir Ponomarev
Zobeide: Viktoria Tereshkina
Zobeide’s Slave: Danila Korsuntsev
The Odalisques: Olga Belik, Viktoria Brilyova, Anastasia Zaklinskaya

III. “Paquita” Grand pas
Music by Ludwig Minkus
Choreography by Marius Petipa (1881)
Revival consultants: Pyotr Gusev, Lidia Tiuntina, Georgy Konishchev
Set design by Gennady Sotnikov
Costume design by Irina Press

Soloists: Viktoria Tereshkina and Vladimir Shklyarov

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