Showing posts from July, 2011

Mariinsky in Carmen and Symphony in C

Carmen/Symphony in C Mariinsky Ballet July 16 and 17, 2011

The Mariinsky Pays a Visit

The Little Humpbacked Horse July 13, 2011, matinee performance Mariinsky Ballet Vladimir Shklyarov, Evgenia Obraztsova, Vasily Tkachenko

Giselle in 3-D

After a long break the last days of spring dance season rolled around. This week the Mariinsky is in town, and I'm going to see them tomorrow. Today I dragged myself out of bed to watch Giselle in 3-D , a 3-D presentation of a performance filmed last year. It starred Bolshoi guest artist Natalia Osipova as Giselle, Leonid Sarafanov (no longer with the Mariinsky) as Albrecht, and Ekaterina Kondaurova is Myrtha.