24 November 2019, Sun. 19:00
National Opera of Ukraine Kyiv, Volodymyrska Street, 50
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About event

On November 24, on the stage of the National Opera of Ukraine - the real French ballet Giselle performed by the stars of the world ballet Anna Sophia Sceller and Nikolai Gorodiska.

Anna Sophia Scheller (Ana Sophia Scheller) - ballerina from Argentina. At 13, she moved to New York to study at an American ballet school. Since 2004, she danced in the New York City Ballet, where she received the title of prima ballerina, from 2017 - the prima ballerina San Francisco Ballet and from the new season 2019/2020, at the invitation of Alexander Stoyanov, she became the prima ballerina of the National Opera of Ukraine. Anna Sophia Sceller is dancing with such ballet stars as Julio Bocca, Joseph Gatti, Joseph Phillips and many others.

On November 24, Anna Sofia will play the part of Giselle in tandem with Nikolai Gorodiski, who will dance the role of Albert.

Nikolai Gorodiskii (Nikolai Gorodiskii) - was born in Lviv, but a year later his parents emigrated to Argentina. In 2007, he was admitted to the Institute Superior Colon Theater in Buenos Aires. At the age of 13, he won two gold medals at the Danza America contest. And in 2010, Nikolai received a full scholarship at the Vienna State Opera School, where he graduated in 2013 and began working with the company. Nikolay has won many victories at the International Ballet Competitions, including the Grant Prix of the International Competition in the Levant (2013), and the Gold Medal at the International Competition in Prague (2012). Since 2017, he began working at the Royal Theater of New Zealand, and in 2018 he danced solo parts in the San Francisco Ballet, since the new season 2019/2020, at the invitation of Alexander Stoyanov, he has been dancing at the National Opera Ukraine.

About the performance:

“Giselle” is a French ballet hit, a dramatic fairy tale of love accompanied by the musical motifs of the classic Adolf Adan. The world premiere took place in 1842 in Paris. Since then, this classical ballet has been an adornment in the repertoire of almost all major world theaters. A performance based on the legend was created, which was once transmitted by Heinrich Heine.

The legend tells the story of the Willys - dead young unmarried girls who were betrayed by their lovers. Unable to stand the betrayal, the girls died and turned into vengeful and cruel spirits - Willis, who settled scores with young men at night.

Music: Adolf Adan Choreography: Marius Petipa, Jules Perrault, Jean Coralli Libretto: Theophile Gauthier, Jules-Henri Saint-Georges, Jean Coralli according to the legend of Heinrich Heine