Top Ballet Shows to Watch in July in Moscow
Dances of the World Nations
Igor Moiseyev harmoniously unites the immediacy of folk dances and rigor of academic manners, humor and high pathos of all generations and types of dances. in 1937 the greatest choreographer Igor Moiseyev created world’s first professional Ensemble of Popular Dance that revives the rhythmic interpretation of the dance folklore of nations around the world. the program “Dances of the World Nations” is a unique series of world-known choreographic beats.
“11 Warriors” By Jackie Chan
June 25 – June 29
Jackie Chan is one of the most famous actors in Asia, gathered a unique creative team in his Beijing company: he combined dancers and athletes for an incredible performance, which converged elements of kung-fu, Traditional Chinese ballet, and modern dance. What seemed fantastic on the screen, on the stage happens without any special effects and editing tricks: Live miracles in real time and space.Sun, fire, rain on the stage – the fascinating magic of ancient art in combination with the most modern multimedia technologies. Fabulously animated dragons and incredibly talented dancers.
Raymonda at Bolshoi Theatre
Raymonda is a story, bases on a medieval chivalrous legend, here is a ballet with a detective plot with kidnappings and joyous releases, and, of course, many magnificent dance scenes of classical ensembles.
Coppelia at Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of this ebullient comedy involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fiancee with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker. The company’s stunning corps de ballet shines in the divertissements and famous “dance of the hours,” and its principals abound in youthful energy and irresistible humor in this effervescent production.
The Sleeping Beauty Ballet at Bolshoi Theatre
The Sleeping Beauty is a pearl of the classical Russian ballet, an outstanding masterpiece composed by Tchaikovsky in 1889 to become one of the hits in the worldwide ballet repertoire. The unearthly beauty of the show is emphasized with dazzling colorful costumes, combined with the magical stage design.