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Grand Prix of The Mikhailovsky Theatre

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Grand Prix of The Mikhailovsky Theatre
Soloists of The Mikhailovsky Theatre Oksana Bondareva, Ekaterina Borchenko, Angelina Vorontsova, Irina Perren, Anastasia Soboleva, Ivan Vasiliev, Ivan Zaytsev, Victor Lebedev, Marat Shemiunov

Guest soloists:
Olga Smirnova (The Bolshoi Theatre, Grand Prix’2009)
Ksenia Zhiganshina (The Vaganova Ballet Academy)
Sergey Polunin (The Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre)
Kristina Shapran (The Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, Silver medal Grand Prix2009 )
Alexander Omelchenko (The Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre)
Ksenia Ryzhkova (The Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, Grand Prix2011)
Maria Shirinkina (Mariinsky Theatre)
Vladimir Shklyarov (Mariinsky Theatre)

Part I

Grand Prix’2012 Finale

Part II

Winners of the Grand Prix 2009-2012

Riccardo Drigo
Pas de deux from the ballet Talisman
Choreography: Marius Petipa
Ksenia Ryzhkova (winner at the Grand Prix2011) and Alexander Omelchenko
The Moscow Music Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre

Camille Saint-Saëns
Choreography by Mikhail Fokin
Olga Smirnova (winner at the Grand Prix2009)
The Bolshoi Theatre

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Variation from The Nutcracker
Choreography by Vasily Vaynonen
Victor Lebedev (Special prize for partnership at the Grand Prix2009)
The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Christoph Willibald Gluck
Choreography by Asaf Messerer
Anastasia Soboleva (gold medal at the Grand Prix2009) and Marat Shemiunov
The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Variation from The Nutcracker
Choreography by Vasily Vaynonen
Ksenia Zhiganshina (winner at the Grand Prix2010)
The Vaganova Ballet Academy

Adolphe Adam
Pas de deux from Giselle
Choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa
Kristina Shapran (silver medal at the Grand Prix2009) and Sergey Polunin
The Moscow Music Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre

Part III

Star Gala

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Adagio from Act 1 of Swan Lake
Choreography by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky, Asaf Messerer revised by Mikhail Messerer
Ekaterina Borchenko and Victor Lebedev
The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Ludwig Minkus
Pas de deux from Don Quixote
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky
Angelina Vorontsova and Denis Matvienko
The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Franz Schubert
Duet from Without Words
Choreography by Nacho Duato
Irina Perren and Leonid Sarafanov
The Mikhailovsky Theatre

Sergey Prokofiev
Balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet
Choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky
Maria Shirinkina and Vladimir Shklyarov
The Mariinsky Theatre

Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Pyotr Oldenburgsky
Pas de deux from Le Corsaire
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Pyotr Gusev
Oksana Bondareva and Ivan Vasiliev
The Mikhailovsky Theatre
Read more about Grand Prix of The Mikhailovsky Theatre

The Mikhailovsky Theatre Grand Prix, an annual show-competition for choreography students, will take place on 10 November 2013. This ‘competition of high hopes’, as critics have called it, promotes the preservation and development of the traditions of professional choreographic education.


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