The captivating choreography enhanced by the three musical giants – Wagner, Mussorgsky and Rachmaninov, impressive set and interpretative challenge offer a promise of an unusual experience.
The impulse for the performance comes from the music by Peter Breiner, whose musical works are among the most staged worldwide.
Solo production BRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV is an emotional journey through the world of poetry of the Russian poet and Nobel Prize Laureate Iosif Brodsky. Mikhail Baryshnikov construes the captivating and deep verses of his close friend. With his delicate physical presence, he takes audiences to the innermost world of the poet. The production is written and directed by major Latvian author Alvis Hermanis, artistic director of the New Theatre in Riga. The global ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov features in Slovakia for the first time ever.
Directed by: Alvis Hermanis Set design: Kristīne Jurjāne Lighting design: Gleb Filshtinskyi Sound: Oļegs Novikovs Lighting: Lauris Johansons Video: Ineta Sipunova Music by: Jim Wilson, “God’s Chorus of Crickets”, Kārlis Tone Pyrotechnic effects: PYRA s. r. o. Cast: Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Original ballet in two acts
Esmeralda - the ballet to the music by Cesare Pugni inspired by Victor Hugo’s novel Notre Dame of Paris. The Slovak première of Esmeralda pays homage to the prodigy of choreography Marius Petipa (1818 – 1910) to mark his bicentenary.
Music and dance night
Romantic ballet in two acts
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