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Onegin by Stuttgart ballet to come to Moscow

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Onegin by Stuttgart ballet to come to Moscow


21.01.2021

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A special screening of the Stuttgar ballet Onegin, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the legendary performance by John Cranko, will be held on January 24 at the Oktyabr Moscow Cinema Center. Experts and spectators will discuss the peculiarity of the ballet staged to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on a story by Alexander Pushkin, Teatral reports.

The Stuttgar ballet Onegin has gone down in art history and is widely known to many fans of ballet art. According to experts, the British choreographer John Cranko was able to express and convey to the audience all his love for Russian culture and Pushkin's heroes. The ballet is considered one of the most beautiful costume performances.

For the 50th anniversary of the production in Stuttgart, a star cast of performers has gathered, the main roles are played by celebrities of the modern European ballet Alicia Amatrienne, Friedemann Vogel, Alice Badenes and David Moore. Outstanding ballerina Marcia Heide, who appeared on stage as Tatiana in the first production of Crenko, is playing the role of the nanny.

After the Moscow show of Onegin, the audience is scheduled to meet with ballet historian Irina Deshkova and famous dancer of the Bolshoi Theater Denis Rodkin, who will talk about the specifics of the production and its significance in the history of ballet.

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