Information: Change of date L'événement doit malheureusement être reporté du 28.11.2020 au 20.03.2021. Les billets achetés restent valables.
XXIST CENTURY BALLET STARS is the 4th edition of the Russian Ballet Jewels aiming at bringing the most extraordinary world ballet stars to Switzerland.
The focus of the show will be based on what is the best in the universe of ballet NOW and today's "Gods of Dance". You will see 11 astonishing Ballet Stars, internationally renowned artists, principal dancers of the Bolshoi Theatre, the American Ballet Theatre, the Staatsballett Berlin, the Dutch National Ballet, the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Grand Théâtre de Genève. They are worldwide famous dancers and some of them are also promising choreographers.
The program will become a stunning showcase of their great talents as dancers and choreographers.
So we will delight our public with the program containing both iconic classics and contemporary masterpieces created by the most prominent and sought-after choreographers of today's ballet world.
To surprise our spectators we are happy to present two world premiers: "Hours" choreographers by Simone Repele and Sasha Riva and "Confession of Nijinsky" choreographer by Claudio Cangialosi, created especially for "XXISTCENTURY BALLET STARS" Gala.
Program: "Nutcracker", "Swan Lake", "Closure", "Firebird", "Edith"- and more!
11 Ballet Super Stars from 6 legendary Theatres in a stunning new program! Not to be missed!
Daniil Simkin - Principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Staatsballett Berlin. The world ballet star. Awards: Senior Gold Medal at the Jackson International Ballet competition in 2006, the Grand Prix at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition in 2005, the Junior Gold Medal at Varna International Ballet Competition in 2004, 1st Prize senior, Prize "Mikhail Baryshnikov" 8th International Ballet Competition "Arabesque" Perm, Russia in 2004 , the Gold Medal at the 7th International Ballet Competition in Luxembourg and the Grand Prix at the International Ballet Competition in Vienna in 2004.
Maia Makhateli - Prima ballerina with the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Awards: 2011 - Nina Ananiashvili and Gilbert Albert Award . 2014 - Maia was nominated as one of the outstanding dancers in the Netherlands by Critics Choice for her performance in Aleksei Ratmansky's Firebird and Balanchine's Tchaikovsky Pas de deux. 2015 - Alexandra Radius Prize for remarkable achievements.
Artur Shesterikov - Principal dancer with the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Awards: He received "Alexandra Radius prize" for remarkable achievements. In 2004 finalist of international ballet competition "Arabesque" and received the "most talented dancer" prize.
Anna Nikulina - Prima Ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre. Merited Artist of the Russian Federation Awards: In 2004, she was a recipient of a Triumph youth grant prize. In 2018, awarded the title "Honored artist of the Russian Federation".