Artists from 13 theaters from all over world will perform at Rudolf Nureyev International Festival
UFA, 16 July 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
In Ufa, the Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Art Festival will be the longest. The cultural event starts on September 7 and runs until September 24. Art lovers will enjoy three gala concerts featuring world stars.
Soloists of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, the Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theaters, the Theater of the State Kremlin Palace, the Boris Eifman Ballet Theater, the Leonid Yakobson St. Petersburg Ballet Theater, the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theater, the Musa Jalil Tatar Opera and Ballet Theater, the Slovak National Theater and the Bavarian State Ballet will perform on the stage of the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theater. The ballet troupes of Moscow, Yekaterinburg, and Chelyabinsk will be the guests of the event, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of Bashkiria reports.
The spectators will see the performances of “Scheherazade”, “Chopiniana”, “Polovtsian Dances” in the night of the one-act ballets by the Natalia Sats Children's Musical Theater (September 7 and 8), Swan Lake (September 11) and Legend of Love (September 13) performed by the troupe of the Bashkir Theater, where the lead parts will be performed by the principal dancers of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia and the Mikhailovsky Theater. The Chelyabinsk Opera and Ballet Theater will present the productions of Carmina Burana (September 17) and Anna Karenina (September 19). The Yekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theater will show viewers one-act ballets “Naiad and Fisherman. Suite ”,“ Order of the King ”(fragments),“Walpurgis Night ”(September 21). Among the gala concerts of the festival are dedication nights “Gala-Tchaikovsky” (September 10) and “Gala-Nureyev” (September 15).
The Gala-Grigorovich concert is scheduled for the finale of the festival on September 24 dedicated to the twentieth-century Russian choreographer Yuri Grigorovich.