Search Results for 'Ballets by Marius Petipa'

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Russian Ballerina to come to Galway

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LEADING RUSSIAN ballerina Svetlana Robos is coming to Galway in August to give a week-long ballet masterclass.

The Nutcracker @ The Eye Cinema

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THE NUTCRACKER, one of ballet’s greatest and best loved works, will be performed in Moscow by Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet, but Galway audiences can see it as well.

Don Quixote live at Mayo Movie World

The Knight of the Sad Face and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, are mixed up in the wild love affairs of the stunning Kitri and the seductive Basilio in a richly colourful, humorous and virtuoso ballet. Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote premiered in Moscow in 1869 with music by Ludwig Minkus and met with resounding success from the start. The novelty lay within its break from the supernatural universe of romantic ballet. Written as if it were a play for the theatre, the work had realistic heroes and a solidly structured plot and scenes. The libretto and the choreography were handed down without interruption in Russia, but Petipa’s version remained unknown in the west for a long time. In 1981, Rudolf Nureyev introduced his own version of the work into the Paris Opera’s repertoire. While retaining the great classical pages and the strong, fiery dances, the choreographer gave greater emphasis to the comic dimension contriving a particularly lively and light-hearted production.

A night of enchanting ballet at Mullingar Arts Centre

Highly acclaimed European Ballet presents the classic and most enchanting ballet The Sleeping Beauty at Mullingar Arts Centre on Wednesday May 23 at 7.30pm.

Sleeping Beauty comes to Castlebar

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Ballet Theatre UK’s internationally acclaimed company of dancers bring a dazzling new production of one of the world’s favourite ballets to life at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Wednesday May 23.

See Le Corsaire live from the Bolshoi

THE BOLSHOI Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire will be broadcast live via satellite to The Eye Cinema this Sunday at 3pm.

European Ballet brings The Nutcracker to Mullingar

The most magical and enchanting of all fairy tales is brought to life by European Ballet, one of the most popular and highly praised touring ballet companies, under the direction of Stanislav Tchassov, former principal dancer of The Bolshoi Ballet.

Bolshoi Ballet @ The Eye

THE BOLSHOI Ballet’s production of Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty will be transmitted live in HD by satellite from Moscow to Galway.

The European Ballet presents Coppelia

European Ballet, one of the most popular and exhilarating touring companies is presenting this colourful, most celebrated and world-favourite ballet Coppelia set to the irresistible score of Delibes in Mullingar Arts Centre on Thursday May 19.

Swan Lake at the Town Hall

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BALLET IRELAND will celebrate its 10th anniversary by staging Swan Lake in the Town Hall Theatre from Sunday October 26 to Tuesday 28 at 8pm.

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