10 November 2018, Sat. 19:00
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Why should you go to the ballet Swan Lake?

1. The prima ballerina of the National Opera of Cuba Grettel Morejon will perform for the first time on the Kiev stage
2. A pair of it will be the premier of the ballet of the National Opera of Ukraine, Alexander Stoyanov
3. Based on a favorite old German legend

Only on November 10! For the first time the prima ballerina National Ballet of Cuba Grettel Morejon and the premier of the ballet of the National Opera of Ukraine Alexander Stoyanov in the play "Swan Lake".

In Kiev, Grettel Morejon will perform Odette-Odile in a pair with Alexander Stoyanov, who will play the role of Prince Siegfried.

Grettel Morejon is a ballerina from Havana. She began her ballet training in Havana at the National Ballet School of Fernando Alonso. At that time, she received two gold and one bronze medals at Cuban international student competitions. Danced as a guest at the First International Ballet Festival of Dance Academies in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In 2006 she finished her studies with the Gold Medal and joined the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), as a soloist, and in 2013 received the status of a prima ballerina.

Grettel dances classical, neoclassical and contemporary works by choreographers such as Augustus Burnonville, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mill, Alicia Alonso, Victor Ullate, Peter Kwanz, Jimmy Hamonet, Anabel Lopez Ochoa, Igal Perry and others. Magazine Dance Magazine recognized her as the best ballerina in 2011, along with Osiel Guneau for performing the pas de deux Coppelia in New York.

She repeatedly acted as the invited star of the Peruvian national ballet. She performed at many festivals, such as the "Sofia Festival", in 2015 in Italy. Festival in Cali, Colombia; to the Festival "Women in Dance", in Quito, Ecuador; in three Galas, organized by the University of the Autonomous State of Mexico and the Gallery of Ballet Stars in Chile. Since 2006, she has participated in all the International Ballet Festivals in Havana.

Alexander Stoyanov (Aleksandr Stoyanov) - the premier of the ballet of the National Opera of Ukraine. Honored Artist of Ukraine. Laureate of international competitions. Alexander Stoyanov dances in pairs with such ballerinas as Kateryna Kukhar, Iana Salenko, Anna Nikulina, Petra Conti.

"Swan Lake" - the greatest world ballet, which for more than 100 years retains its primacy in the hearts of spectators. It is this performance that many people associate with ballet art. Today, "Swan Lake" is an ornament in the repertoire of almost all major world theaters.

The play is based on the old German legend, which tells of the beautiful Princess Odette, who is enchanted in the swan by the curse of the sorcerer - Rothbart. This mystical story is told under the genius music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and is built on the contrasts of the struggle between light and darkness, Odette and Odilia. Here good triumphs over evil - love that can not be killed.

Libretto: Vasily Geltser
Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Anatoly Sheker