ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, there will be an exceptional ballet performance – Russian Ballet Jewels – at the Theatre du Leman. If you like ballet – this is the one ballet in Geneva you shouldn’t miss.
Stars Gala concert “Russian Ballet Jewels” is the 3rd edition of a project aimed at introducing the masterpieces of Russian ballet and international works inspired by the Russian classics to Swiss audiences.
This third edition will be dedicated to the legendary “Russian Seasons” initiated by the great Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev between 1909 and 1929 across Europe which literally shaped the landscape of XX century art.
This autumn program of the “Russian Ballet Jewels III” will include performances of the new stars from:
The Bolshoi Theatre,
The Mariinsky Theatre,
The Royal Opera House Covent Garden,
The Royal Ballet of Flanders,
The Grand Théâtre de Genève
The dancers will perform the best classical and contemporary pieces which have never been performed in Switzerland before!
NEW PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
«Scheherazade », «Le Spectre de la rose », « Afternoon of a Faun », « The Swan » « Petrushka », « Nutcracker » , world premieres of contemporary ballet pieces, etc.
Music by I.Stravinsky, C.Debussy, C.Saint-Saens, C.M. von Weber, P.Tchaikovsky and others.