Canada All Star Ballet Gala

 

Mind-blowing show! Only in Toronto!
Exquisite. Educational. Enlightening. Transforming.
The Most Prestigious Ballet Gala in the world!

 

Oct 28, 2017

 

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GALA PROGRAMME Oct 28th 2017

October 28th, 2017

Canada All-Star Ballet 

Gala Program

 

(The program highlights:
17 international ballet stars, 15 ballet choreographic works, 9 elite ballet theatres, 7 countries, 5 debuts,
1 world premiere (second representation).
12 out of 15 choreographic works have never been performed in Canada before.

ACT 1

D. Auber. GRAND PAS CLASSIQUE
Choreography by Victor Gsovsky
Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada,
English National Ballet and Hong Kong Ballet

Jurgita Dronina
Soloist of the English National Ballet
Aaron Robison

World premiere, second representation
Shiraz Sketch by J. Farah. Excerpt from CHILDREN OF CHAOS
Choreography by Robert Binet
Costume design: Robyn Clarke
Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada
Emma Hawes (debut)
Ballet artist of the National Ballet of Canada
Christopher Gerty (debut)

Canadian premiere
E. Bosso, A. Vivaldi. Duet from WITHIN THE GOLDEN HOUR
Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Soloist of San Francisco Ballet and American Ballet Theatre
Maria Kochetkova,
Soloist of San Francisco Ballet
Carlo Di Lanno

Canadian premiere
Ph. Glass. REPLAY
Choreography by Ted Brandsen
Soloists of the Dutch National Ballet
Anna Ol, Remi Wortmeyer

North American premiere
A. Vivaldi. MASK
Choreography by Douglas Lee
Soloists of the National Ballet of Canada
Svetlana Lunkina, Evan McKie

Canadian premiere
G. Bizet. Pas de deux from CARMEN
Choreography by Roland Petit
Soloists of the the Teatro alla Scala
Nicoletta Manni,Timofej Andrijashenko (debut)

Canadian premiere
A. Pärt. AFTER THE RAIN
Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Soloists of the Royal Ballet, London
Lauren Cuthbertson, Eric Underwood

 

 

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ACT 2

P. Tchaikovsky. Pas de deux from SLEEPING BEAUTY
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre
Anastasia Lukina
Soloist of the Bavarian Ballet, Munich
Dmitry Vyskubenko (debut)

Canadian premiere
Georgian folk melodies. Duet from SAGALOBELI
Choreography by Yuri Possokhov
Soloists of the National Ballet of Canada
Svetlana Lunkina, Piotr Stanczyk (debut)

Canadian premiere
B. Moretti after C. Monteverdi. Duet from CARAVAGGIO
Choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti
Soloists of the Teatro alla Scala
Nicoletta Manni, Timofej Andrijashenko

Canadian premiere
S. Rachmaninoff. PENUMBRA
Choreography by Remi Wortmeyer
Soloists of the Dutch National Ballet
Anna Ol, Remi Wortmeyer

Canadian premiere
Scanner. QUALIA
Choreography by Wayne McGregor
Soloists of the Royal Ballet, London
Lauren Cuthbertson, Eric Underwood

Canadian premiere
S. Rachmaninoff. Duet from BELLS
Choreography by Yuri Possokhov
Soloist of San Francisco Ballet and American Ballet Theatre
Maria Kochetkova
Soloist of San Francisco Ballet
Carlo Di Lanno.

Canadian premiere
S. Prokofiev. Duet from ROMEO AND JULIET
Choreography by Rudolf Nureyev
Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada
English National Ballet and Hong Hong Ballet
Jurgita Dronina
Soloist of the English National Ballet
Aaron Robison

Canadian premiere
P. Tchaikovsky. WHITE SWAN pas de deux from SWAN LAKE
Choreography by David Dawson
Soloists of the National Ballet of Canada
Svetlana Lunkina, Evan McKie

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Program subject to change without notice

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