A masterpiece of world classics - “Sleeping Beauty” performed by stars of world ballet!
November 22, the Sleeping Beauty ballet is on the historical scene of the National Opera of Ukraine. The main roles of Aurora and Prince Desire in the ballet are danced by People’s Artist of Ukraine Ekaterina Kuhar and the Premier of the Dutch National Ballet Young Guy Choi. Guest artist Young Guy Choi is the premier Dutch national ballet. Winner of many prestigious international ballet competitions, was awarded the prize Alexandra Radius. Yong Joo Choi will not dance in Kiev for the first time, in September of this year he conquered the audience of the National Opera of Ukraine in the play The Nutcracker not only with his impeccable technique and expressive movements, but also with high and light jumps. In November, Yong Joo Choi will once again duet with the graceful and weightless Ekaterina Kukhar.
Ekaterina Kuhar - People’s Artist of Ukraine, laureate of international competitions. She is invited to dance to the best ballet scenes of the world: to Paris (Palais des congres), Tokyo (BunkaKaikan), Shanghai (Shanghai Grand Theater), Geneva (Theater duLeman), Rome (Teatro dell'Opera di Roma), Madrid (TheatroReal), Muscat (The Royal Opera House Muscat), Berlin (Staatsballet Berlin) and many others. And in Ukraine, thanks to her name, there are more fans in ballet art. The great acting skills of Catherine, the elegance of her movements and the sensuality in the dance will undoubtedly charm the audience and bring them to a fabulous atmosphere.
About the performance:
“Sleeping Beauty” is a legend of the world classics of ballet, a fairy tale about love based on the plot by Charles Perrault to the musical motifs of the genius Peter Tchaikovsky. This performance has become a real event in the history of musical and choreographic art of the late XIX century, since then classical ballet is an ornament in the repertoire of almost all the major theaters of the world.
Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
Choreography: in the performance choreographic fragments of Fyodor Lopukhov, Yuri Grigorovich are used.
Libretto: Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa after the tale of Charles Perrot.