ASTANA BALLET TO PREMIERE WORLD CLASSICS
The Astana Ballet Theater becomes the attraction center of leading contemporary choreographers. The metropolitan public has an opportunity to assess two premiere performances of American and Brazilian choreographers. One of them is the famous neo-classical Serenade by George Balanchine. American director, Victoria Simon (Симон) will showcase the ballet with Astana Ballet dancers. Serenade by George Balanchine is a part of the most precious ballets of the 20th century. The ballet has repeatedly presented on the most famous stages all over the world. The ballet is staged in collaboration with the George Balanchine Foundation which means that the play fully corresponds to the original idea of the author. This kind of event is going to be held for the first time in Kazakhstan.
RICARDO AMARANTE, BRAZILIAN CHOREOGRAPH:
- This is an absolute world masterpiece. Any theater dreams of to stage Serenade as its repertoire. The Astana Ballet Theater has made this dream a reality. In order to stage this kind of performance, you should have high level of training dancers because not every troupe has the capacity to fulfill all the author’s complicated technical ideas.
The premiere of Contrasts ballet by Brazilian choreographer Ruben Terranova will be featured at concert.
RUBEN TERRANOVA, BRAZILIAN CHOREOGRAPHER:
- I am very happy to present my performance here. The idea of my ballet closely echoes with your city. Astana has very bright contrasts, incredible buildings and it looks like a big dream that has turned into a reality. The same can be said about the concept of my performance.