21 September 2015, Monday, 18:24

Legendary ballet dancer Vladimir Vasiliev will take part again in Ufa "Children's Album" project


UFA, 21 September 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Leila Aralbaeva/. On September 22, in Ufa, a new, ninth part of the "Children's Album" charity project will be presented. The program "The Magical World of Ballet" will combine music, lyrics and choreography. As a reader of the project the legendary ballet dancer, People's Artist of the USSR and Russia, laureate of Lenin and two State Prizes of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vasiliev is invited again. The organizers of the project told about the features and surprises of the upcoming event at the conference hall of Bashinform News Agency — Vladimir Vasiliev, the president of the "Marhamat" Foundation Aigul Gareeva, chief conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra RB, art director of the project Raushan Yakupov and CEO of the PTB Bank Albert Alimbekov. http://www.youtube.com/watch?t=4&v=mRNv9Vcm4v8

Since yesterday, the rehearsals with the orchestra and the artists of the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre are in full swing. This time two ballets — "Don Quixote" by Ludwig Minkus and "Cinderella" by Sergei Prokofiev will constitute the basis of the program. The literary text as an improvised story of the ballet will be read by Vladimir Vasiliev. According to the organizers about 10 artists of Ufa Ballet, including prima Guzel Suleymanova will take part in the staging. The project will be accompanied by visuals based on the 25-year-old production of "Cinderella" by Vladimir Vasiliev.

The project organized by the charitable and educational foundation "Marhamat" together with the National Symphony Orchestra with support of the Ministry of Culture of Bashkortostan, for the first time will take place on the stage of the "Bashkortostan" concert hall. Traditionally, the project will bring together children with disabilities, orphans, students of Bashkir Choreographic College, musically gifted children.

The "Children's Album" concert for children and their parents is completely free thanks to the support of partners — Promtransbank and Bashkir Generating Company.