Yearly Archive: 2017

Nureyev – Ballet in two acts – Ilya Demutsky

09-10/12/2017

https://www.bolshoi.ru/en/performances/1025/libretto/ Composer: Ilya Demutsky Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov Libretto by Kirill Serebrennikov Director and Designer: Kirill Serebrennikov Costume Designer: Elena Zaitseva Music Director: Anton Grishanin Lighting Designer: Alexander Sivaev Video Designer: Sergei Rylko Assistant Choreographers: Quinn Wharton, Nikita Dmitrievsky The Bolshoi…

Ballet star Rudolf Nureyev honoured with blue plaque

September 21, 2017

The new plaque will mark the four-storey house in Kensington where the dance critics Nigel and Maude Gosling kept a self-contained apartment for Nureyev, a close friend. While Nureyev owned his own house in London, he preferred to stay at…

Don Quixote at the Paris Opera Bastille

From December 11, 2017 to January 6, 2018

Inspired by the choreography of Marius Petipa, Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote is a veritable festival of dance, displaying the excellence of the soloists and the Corps de Ballet in a wide variety of ensembles and pas de deux. At the…

Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires – The Nutcracker

23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 December 2017

To close theTchaikovsky’s trilogy, the Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires presents the Nutcracker in Rudolf Nureyev’s choreography. The magic of Hoffmann’s tale is enlighted by the psychological dimension added by Nureyev to the ballet, which was first presented in theatre…

Vienna State Opera – Swan Lake

17/05 - 12/06/2017

Over the next sixty-nine years, there were many revisions to the work including, during the Soviet era, the authorities’ insistence that Swan Lake have a happy ending. Then came Rudolf Nureyev. The iconic dancer and choreographer first created his Swan…

Rodolphe Marconi’s ‘Nureyev’ Biopic

2017-2018

TF1 Studio has acquired international sales rights to the project and has already pre-sold it to Japan’s Kino Films. “Nureyev” is expected to differ from the rival Nureyev project “The White Crow,” directed by Ralph Fiennes; it will focus on…
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