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

CANADA ALL STAR BALLET GALA of February 11 2017 is dedicated to the masterpieces of classical choreography with the special focus on 5 ballet’s signature styles — French, Danish, Russian, English, and North American. All of these styles presented as the part of the Gala Program by the participating dancers that keep alive these particular centuries-old ballet traditions.
The Program provides an enlightening overview of classic 19th and 20th century ballet through selections from masterpieces that defined the art form. We offer Canada’s ballet aficionados a rare glimpse into the treasure trove of exquisite choreography that continues to dazzle audiences world-wide.

Act 1

 

L. Minkus. Adagio from LA BAYADERE

(Russian Style)

Choreography by Marius Petipa

Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada Svetlana Lunkina

Soloist of the Bolshoi Ballet Ruslan Skvortsov

 

 

S. Prokofiev. Pas de deux from CINDERELLA

(English Style)

Choreography by Frederick Ashton

Soloists of the San Francisco Ballet Sofiane Sylve, Carlo Di Lanno

 

 

R. Strauss. Pas de deux from FOUR LAST SONGS

Choreography by Rudi van Dantzig

Soloists of the National Ballet of Canada Jillian Vanstone, Harrison James

 

 

Glazunov. Pas de deux from RAYMONDA

(Russian-French Style)

Choreography by Marius Petipa

Version by Rudolf Nureyev

Soloist of the Rome Opera Ballet Rebecca Bianchi

Soloist of the Stuttgart Ballet Friedemann Vogel

 

 

S. Rachmaninov. RHAPSODY PAS DE DEUX

(English Style)

Choreography by Frederick Ashton

Soloist of the Royal Ballet, London Lauren Cuthbertson

Soloist of the American Ballet Theatre Cory Stearns

 

 

E. Helsted. Pas de deux from THE FLOWER FESTIVAL IN GENZANO

(Danish Style)

Choreography by August Bournonville

Soloist of the American Ballet Theatre Isabella Boylston

Soloist of the American Ballet Theatre, Royal Danish Ballet Alban Lendorf

 

 

L. Minkus. Pas de deux from DON QUIXOTE

Choreography by Marius Petipa

Soloists of the National Ballet of Canada Jurgita Dronina, Francesco Gabriele Frola

 

 

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Act 2

P. Tchaikovsky. DIAMONDS PAS DE DEUX from JEWELS

(North American Style)

Choreography by George Balanchine

Soloists of the San Francisco Ballet Sofiane Sylve, Carlo Di Lanno

 

 

J. Strauss. Pas de deux from LA CHAUVE-SOURIS

(French Style)

Choreography by Roland Petit

Soloist of the Rome Opera Ballet Rebecca Bianchi

Soloist of the Stuttgart Ballet Friedemann Vogel

 

 

H. Levenskiold. Pas de deux from LA SYLPHIDE

(Danish Style)

Choreography by August Bournonville

Version by Johan Kobborg

Soloists of the National Ballet of Canada Jurgita Dronina, Francesco Gabriele Frola

 

 

Saint-Saëns. THE DYING SWAN

(Russian Style)

Choreography by Mikhail Fokin

Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada Hannah Fischer

 

 

P. Tchaikovsky. TCHAIKOVSKY PAS DE DEUX

(North American Style)

Choreography by George Balanchine

Soloist of the American Ballet Theatre Isabella Boylston

Soloist of the American Ballet Theatre, Royal Danish Ballet Alban Lendorf

 

 

S. Prokofiev. Duet from ROMEO AND JULIET

(English Style)

Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan

Soloist of the Royal Ballet, London Lauren Cuthbertson

Soloist of the American Ballet Theatre Cory Stearns

 

 

Pugni. Divertissement from THE PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER

(French – Russian Style)

Choreography by Marius Petipa

Version by Pierre Lacotte

Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada Svetlana Lunkina

Soloist of the Bolshoi Ballet Ruslan Skvortsov

 

Program subject to change without notice

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