September 28 on the main stage of Ukraine is a grand event! Ekaterina Kukhar and Nikolai Gorodiski in the ballet "Giselle"!
September 28, on the stage of the National Opera of Ukraine - the ballet “Giselle” performed by the prima ballerina of the National Opera of Ukraine Ekaterina Kukhar and the premiere of the San Francisco Ballet theater of Nikolay Gorodiski.
Nikolay Gorodiski was born in Ukraine and at the age of 1, his parents took him away and moved to permanent residence in Argentina. He is a bright figure in the world of ballet. Young but very talented and promising dancer. The Argentinean ballet school together with its Ukrainian roots have done their work. High jump, numerous rotation and southern temperament. He worked in theaters such as the Vienna Opera, the Theater Colon and many others. In Kiev, Nikolai will perform the part of Albert in tandem with the outstanding Ukrainian ballerina Ekaterina Kuhar. Thanks to her name, there are more fans in ballet art in Ukraine. Catherine Kukhar dances together with such ballet stars as: Alexander Stoyanov, Joseph Gatti, Adamzhan Bakhtiyar.
About the play: “Giselle” is a real French ballet, a dramatic tale of love with the musical motifs of the classic Adolphe Adam. The world premiere took place in 1842, in Paris. Since then, this classic ballet is an ornament in the repertoire of almost all major world theaters. A performance was created based on a legend that Heinrich Heine once gave.
The legend tells the story of the Willis - the dead young unmarried girls who were betrayed by their lovers. Unable to withstand the betrayal, the girls died and turned into vengeful and cruel spirits - Willis, who killed young men at night.
Music: Adolf Adana
Choreography : Marius Petipa, Jules Perrot, Jean Coralli
Libretto: Theophile Gautier, Jules-Henri Saint-Georges, Jean Coralli
according to the legend of Heinrich Heine