Swan Lake. Premiere of classical ballet with video effects

  • Ballet
  • Drama
Hermitage Theater / Main hall
Address: Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Dvortsovaya emb., 34

Duration: 02:15
Intermission: 1

Swan Lake. Premiere of classical ballet with video effects

The Swan Lake ballet will be performed for the first time in projection design! Classic sets and costumes will be complemented by projections in the auditorium! The walls of the Hermitage Theater will take the audience into a fairy-tale world, and the animation effects will turn them into witnesses of romantic events. In a chamber atmosphere with new technical solutions, the famous ballet will become even more exciting and exciting.

Digital Set and Mapping Artist: Daria Kotyukh

Video directors: Dmitry Ermolin, Stanislav Stepanov

Swan Lake "St. Petersburg Ballet Festival"

Fantastic ballet

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov

Libretto: Vladimir Begichev, Vasily Geltser

Costume Designer: Vyacheslav Okunev

Swan Lake is one of the most famous classical ballets. This is a diamond in Tchaikovsky's repertoire, the production of Petipa-Ivanov was recognized as the pinnacle of Russian ballet art.

The love story of Prince Siegfried and the beautiful princess Odette, turned into a swan by the curse of an evil sorcerer - knight Rothbart will not leave anyone indifferent.

In the libretto of "Swan Lake" motives close to Russian literature can be seen. Popular images of that era: striving for beauty and ideal and the inability to find it, hope for happiness - betrayal and atonement at the cost of your life.

The ballet is accompanied by the Olympic Orchestra Symphony Orchestra

In 2011, the St. Petersburg director Maxim Zhuchin created the St. Petersburg Ballet Festival, which brought together young talented and ambitious artists from St. Petersburg theaters. From the foreign side, the initiator of the creation of the team was the German company Ovation Events GmbH, which has been successfully operating in Europe for more than twenty years. The purpose of the creation of the collective was the desire to acquaint lovers and connoisseurs of classical ballet abroad with young stars, to help artists to fully reveal their talent and open new names to the world. The renowned choreographer Nikolai Boyarchikov had a tremendous influence on the formation of the ballet. St. Petersburg Ballet Festival, is actively touring and the geography of the band's performances is huge. Since the purpose of its creation was precisely foreign touring activities, the ballet is on tour for 5-6 months a year. The band's tours were successfully held in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Iceland, Slovakia, Croatia, Finland and Sweden.

The rave reviews of the foreign press are proof of this:

“Graceful and absolute class! Applause was indescribable! ” ("Elegant and absolute class! The admiration was indescribable!") (Taunus Zeitung (Franfurt, Germany)) “Elegantly generous! As out of a picture book ... The show was increasingly fabulous with every next act ... "(" Very elegant! As from an illustrated book ... With each subsequent act, the performance became more and more fabulous ... ") (Munchener Abendzeitung (Munich, Germany) )

“St. Petersburg Festival Ballet performed the show “The Nutcracker” at the highest level. " ("The St. Petersburg Ballet Festival presented" The Nutcracker "at the highest level") (Herne Daily (Dortmund, Germany))

“A world-class ballet, equipped complex, brilliantly staged and technically perfect dance, beautiful to watch, a visual delight” ( Soest Gazette (Germany))

"St. Petersburg Festival Ballet danced with a lightness, as if the laws of gravity would not apply to them ..." (Germany))

“The dance performance of“ Sleeping Beauty ”was perfect. St. Petersburg Festival Ballet conjured up a fairytale world on stage, almost too good to be true " to be real ”(inFranken (Bayreuth, Germany))

“P. Tchaikovsky’s“ Swan lake ”by St. Petersburg Festival Ballet, one of the best ballet companies in Russia, was an unforgettable experience at the Culture Center of Ludensheid. ” for the Lüdenscheid Cultural Center ") (Ludenscheid Abend Zeitung (Germany)

The artistic director of the ballet is Anton Ploom, the general director is Maxim Zhuchin.

Leading soloists of the collective: Anton Ploom, Igor Kolb, Margarita Rudina, Alexey Nasadovich, Anton Korsakov, Elena Evseeva, Ilya Zabotin, Olesya Gapienko.

Every viewer from 0 years old must purchase a ticket.



5 February 2022, Saturday

Swan Lake. Premiere of classical ballet with video effects
Hermitage Theater / Main hall
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